David Moyes' side still have an outside chance of playing in the Europa League next season while the visitors are looking to stave off relegation
|Everton: Howard; Hibbert, Distin, Jagielka, Baines; Bilyaletdinov, Heitinga, Neville, Osman; Beckford, Anichebe.||
|Blackburn: Robinson; Salgado, Samba, P. Jones, Olsson; Hoilett, J. Jones, Dunn, Pedersen; Roberts, Santa Cruz.||
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- A win over the visitors would see Everton make it nine games unbeaten at Goodison Park in the Premier League.
- Taking the last six league games into account, David Moyes' side are the most in-form team in the competition with four wins and two draws.
- However, the Toffees have only secured two clean sheets in their last 15 Premier League fixtures.
- Leighton Baines has more than double the amount of assits of any other Premier League defender, having helped in the creation of 11 goals so far.
- Blues captain Phil Neville hit his first away league goal since 2001 against Wolves last week, having previously gone 3634 games without finding the back of the net on the road.
- Twenty-nine per cent of Everton's conceded goals have been due to headers - the highest proportion in the division.
- The hosts have only once beaten Blackburn by more than one clear goal at Goodison in the league since 1959.
- Ten of Rovers' goals in the top-flight have come from headers this term - the highest amount in the Premier League.
- Steve Kean's side have picked up only one point from a possible 18 in their last six matches away from home.
- Of their last 14 league games on the road, the Lancashire club have picked up only three wins.
August 14, 2010: Blackburn 1-0 Everton
An uncharacteristic blunder from Tim Howard allowed Nicola Kalinic to pick up all three points for Sam Allardyce on the first game of the season at Ewood Park.
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