Everton vs Southampton
Everton have won three and lost none of their last seven Barclays Premier League meetings with Southampton (D4).
The Saints have only won one of 14 Barclays Premier League trips to Goodison Park (D3 L10).
Everton have only scored seven goals in two Premier League games, one of which was a 7-1 home win vs Southampton in November 1996.
Everton have lost just three of their last 37 Premier League home games (W24 D10 L3), but one of those defeats came on Boxing Day against Sunderland.
Jay Rodriguez has scored seven goals in his last 10 Premier League games for Southampton with five of the last six coming away from home.
Rickie Lambert has scored or assisted nine goals in his last 10 Premier League games for Southampton (four goals & five assists).
Romelu Lukaku has gone five successive Premier League appearances and 451 minutes without scoring in the competition.
Eight of Everton’s Premier League goals this season have come from defenders – more than any other club.
Morgan Schneiderlin has created the most goalscoring chances without having assisted a goal in the Premier League in 2013 (33).
Tim Howard will miss this match through suspension – he has only missed two Premier League games for Everton since the end of September 2007.