Everton take on West Brom at The Hawthorns tonight with Pepe Mel hoping to get his first win in charge of The Baggies.
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To get you started here are a few stats for West Brom ahead of tonight’s match:
- West Brom’s defeat by Southampton last Saturday ended their four-match unbeaten league run since Steve Clarke was sacked (W1, D3).
- However, they have won only one of their last 12 matches in all competitions, a 1-0 home victory against Newcastle.
- Albion are 12 points and seven places worse off than at the same stage of last season.
- They have only taken 37 points from 40 games since Boxing Day 2012, losing 19 times.
And here are a few for Everton:
- Everton’s tally of 41 points is their highest after 21 games of a season since 1978-79 (44, based on three points for a win).
- Roberto Martinez has won 11 Premier League matches this season – equalling his previous best managerial tally in a season, set with Wigan in 2011-12.
- The Toffees have only conceded 19 goals in their 21 Premier League matches, the joint-best record in the division prior to the latest round of fixtures.
- Everton’s leading goalscorer Romelu Lukaku has only managed one goal in his last eight appearances.