For that reason, Swansea have no choice but to take the points here.
With just two away wins all season, Everton are exactly the type of team
a relegation-fighting Swansea should be getting maximum points from.
Survival for Swansea would make them the first Premier League (PL) team
to survive twice after being bottom on successive Christmas Days. The
odds are now in their favour by virtue of excellent recent home form,
with the Swans winning their last four at the Liberty in the PL.
玩法 主队 指数 客队 让分 斯旺西(0.78) 平手 埃弗顿(1.13)
Players to watch: Alfie Mawson (SWA) has been linked with a move to
greener pastures, but with a duel win rate of 66.8% in 2017/18, he is
still a great asset for his club.
Stat attack: Five out of the last seven matches between these sides have
produced under 2.5 goals.
Everton are without a clean sheet in four matches against Swansea.
Dominic-Calvert Lewin was inches away from ending Everton’s long winless
run against Liverpool last weekend. He scored in the reverse fixture,
when Everton ran out 3-1 winners at Goodison Park.
Everton are winless in their last three league visits to Swansea, taking
just two points from a possible nine. The Toffees also have the worst
defence in the five-game away form table, having shipped 13 goals in
Despite splashing out over £150m last summer, Everton travel to Swansea
in exactly the same shape they did in May 2017 for last season’s
corresponding fixture – safe from relegation, out of all trophies and
with nothing to play for but pride.
The return of Jordan Ayew has been a focal point of talk in the build-up
to this game. Having seen his side draw 1-1 against a doomed West Brom
last weekend, Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal said of the Ghanaian: “He’s
a very important player to us and he makes a massive difference when he
plays. He thinks different than others.”