• Man City have won just two of their last 12 Barclays Premier League meetings with Everton, losing nine.
  • Everton have won 17 Barclays Premier League meetings with Manchester City; only against West Ham (19) have they won more often.
  • Everton have the same record after six games as they did in 1986-87, their last title winning season (W3, D3).
  • Man City have scored eight goals from crosses in the Premier League this season; twice as many as the next best side.
  • Manchester City have lost a league-high six points from winning positions in the Premier League this season. They lost only seven points from winning positions in the whole of 2012-13.
  • Manchester City have scored in 53 successive Premier League games at the Etihad Stadium, last failing to score here in November 2010 versus Birmingham City.
  • Everton are the only remaining unbeaten side in the Premier League this season and have won three successive games in the competition.
  • The Toffees have not won four successive games in the Barclays Premier League since March 2008.
  • Romelu Lukaku has now scored six goals in his last five Premier League appearances, despite playing only 220 minutes overall in these matches (a goal every 37 mins on average).
  • Edin Dzeko has averaged a goal every 197 minutes in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium, well below his record away from home in the competition (109 mins).