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The Opposition – Everton

Everton arrive at Eastlands with two ambitions: To derail City’s bid for fourth and become the first team to win at Eastlands this season.

The Toffee’s inflicted Roberto Mancini’s first defeat as City manager in January and have steadily moved up the table since that win. Since beating City, Everton have won six of their nine games played and lost two. Amongst the wins were a 3-1 victory over and a 2-1 win over Chelsea.

But they suffered defeat at the hands of Liverpool and Spurs (both away) while also being knocked out of the Europa League by Sporting and have an outside chance of qualifying for the competition again.

The Toffees lie in eighth place with 45 points, three places and eight points behind the blues and have only won three times on their travels this season while losing seven.

Manager – David Moyes

David Moyes is now in his eighth full season at Goodison after moving to Merseyside form Preston and remains the only manager of a non-top four side to break into the top four.

Former City and Everton Players You Might Know

Joelon Lescott and Jo (obviously), Richard Dunne, Joe Royle, Peter Beardsley, Peter Beagrie, Andrei Kanchelskis, Andy Hinchcliffe, Sylvain Distin

And Some You Wanted To Forget About

Wayne Clarke, Alan Harper, Adrian Heath, Bobby Mimms, Mike Stowell

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