Everton 1-2 Chelsea Highlights
Frank Lampard served a timely reminder of his goal-scoring ability as his double carried the Blues back to third with a hard-earned win over Everton.
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Venue: Goodison Park
Date: Sunday, 30 December, 2012
Kick off: 13:30 GMT
Everton are unbeaten in their last four home matches against Chelsea, winning the last three.
Chelsea have recorded just one win in their last eight meetings with the Toffees – a 3-1 triumph at Stamford Bridge last season.
Everton have never defeated Chelsea in seven previous December Premier League meetings (D5, L2).
Everton are enjoying a seven-match unbeaten run in the Premier League and have lost only once in their last 16 fixtures.
The Toffees are unbeaten in their last 13 home matches since a 1-0 defeat by Arsenal in March.
They can set a new club record for fewest Premier League defeats in a calendar year. They have lost only six league matches in 2012, one fewer than in 2010.
Everton have scored in each of their last 16 league games and conceded in each of their last 14 – both are the longest current streaks in the Premier League.
They are unbeaten in five games against London opposition so far this season (W2, D3).
Nikica Jelavic has scored eight league goals at Goodison Park in 2012 – the most by an Everton player at home in a single year since 1999. when Kevin Campbell grabbed 13 goals.
Victory would see Chelsea record a fourth successive league win for only the second time this season.
Rafa Benitez is unbeaten in his last seven league matches against Everton, all as Liverpool manager in Merseyside derbies.
Chelsea have had 44 shots in their last two Premier League games (18 against Norwich and 26 versus Villa).
Juan Mata has scored in six of his last eight appearances in all competitions for Chelsea. He has also scored or assisted 14 goals in 16 Premier League appearances this season.