Date: 9th April 2016 at 9:06am
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The next stop on the Premier League season for Watford will see us play host to Everton today.

Ahead of this game at Vicarage Road we take a look at some stats for what they’re worth! Some will favour us others work against us.

Statistically speaking….

Things, as far as this fixture goes, started well for Watford as we won the first ever meeting (and kept a cleansheet) but have won only once in 20-matches since!

Winning that first meeting (and keeping a cleansheet) was the only time we’ve managed a cleansheet since so if we can manage one of them we’ll ‘have a chance’ today at least but have to go back to March 1987 for the last win.

That was two-one at home, so….Premier League wise though we’ve never beaten them in the five-matches previously, managing just the one draw.

Goals and points have been our problem since Christmas! One-goal in our last five-matches is a poor return with the eight-points since the turn of the year better only than our FA Cup semi-final opponents Crystal Palace!

Talking of goals, Odion Ighalo only has one in the league this year and is now on an eight-match goalless streak – is today the day?

Everton hardly come into this in the best of form though as they’ve not scored in two-matches and have lost the last three in the Premier League with it (funnily enough) April 2006 when the Toffees last failed to score in three successive league games….

On the flipside Everton have actually won two from the last three-matches played away from Goodison Park and have only lost twice on their travels, a record the share with league leaders Leicester and second placed Tottenham.

Both clubs have ‘creative players’ Englishmen in the sides as Watford captain Troy Deeney and Everton’s England international Ross Barkley have only been bettered by Leicester’s Marc Albrighton as this most creative English player in the topflight!

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