Everton v West Brom Preview
Everton could have beaten Stoke last week by a cricket score but had to settle for a 3-0 win instead while West Brom looked as lacklustre as ever in midweek as they eventually beat Peterborough on pens after extra-time which is sure to have taken a lot out of the players in action especially Darren Fletcher who as usual ran his socks off!
Everton have won five and lost just one of their last nine Premier League games against the Baggies.
Everton scored three goals from just four shots on target when they beat West Brom 3-2 at the Hawthorns earlier this season.
Romelu Lukaku scored 17 goals in 35 Barclays Premier League Appearances for West Brom in 2012-13.
Arouna Kone has averaged a goal every 76 minutes in the Premier League against West Brom (three goals in 227 mins).
Everton have conceded 22 goals at Goodison Park this season – the only team in the top five European Leagues to have conceded this many at home this season are Serie A club Frosinone.
West Bromwich Albion have scored just one goal in the opening 15 minutes in their last 30 Premier League matches.
Joel Robles has kept a clean sheet in his last five consecutive Premier League Games for Everton.
No side has scored more first half goals in the Premier League this season than Everton (23 – level with Spurs).
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