Everton 4-1 Fulham Stats and Highlights
Everton moved back into the Premier League’s top four with a resilient victory over Fulham.
With the hosts in control during the first half, Leon Osman curled in.
But Fulham improved and drew level via Dimitar Berbatov’s penalty after Gareth Barry fouled Alex Kacaniklic.
Everton then had to dig deep as Seamus Coleman tucked in Steven Pienaar’s cross before Barry redeemed himself with a header and Kevin Mirallas grabbed an injury-time fourth.
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Venue: Goodison Park
Date: Saturday, 14 December, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
Fulham have never won a league game at Everton (D4, L21).
They have lost their last 20 meetings at Goodison Park – scoring just 10 goals to Everton’s 51.
Their last victory at Goodison Park was by 2-1 in an FA Cup fifth-round tie in February 1975.
Everton are unbeaten at Goodison Park this year (W11, D5). The last time they went a calendar year unbeaten at home was 1962.
Everton have lost the fewest games in the Premier League this season (one).
The Toffees have drawn four of their last six games, keeping four clean sheets.
They are the only Premier League side yet to lose after conceding the opening goal (W1, D3).
Steven Pienaar scored his seventh and final goal of last season the last time these sides met in April – he has only scored once in 14 games since.
Fulham avoided a club record seventh consecutive top-flight defeat by beating Aston Villa last time out.
Only Norwich (28) and Sunderland (30) have conceded more league goals than Fulham (26) this season.
Fulham’s starting XI against Aston Villa was the oldest named by any side in the Premier League this season (31 years and 25 days).
The Cottagers have lost all eight of their games against top-half opposition this season.
Only West Ham have taken fewer points (five) from their last eight matches than Fulham (six).