Magic Numbers: West Ham
A preview of Saturday's game in stats and facts.
2 Number of Premier League hat-tricks by Everton players against West Ham - more than any other side. Kevin Campbell netted three times in our 6-0 win at Goodison in May 1999 with Nick Barmby repeating the feat at Upton Park in February 2000 during a 4-0 victory, which remains our biggest on the road in the Premier League.
5 Goals scored by Louis Saha against West Ham in the Premier League for the Toffees, more than any other player.
7 Goals scored by Everton in their biggest victory over the Hammers, via a 7-0 result in October 1927 at Goodison. Tommy White scored two goals in his only appearance of the campaign, as Dixie Dean was injured.
9 Unbeaten games for Everton against West Ham United in all competitions, with five victories and four draws. The Toffees' last defeat to the Hammers was 1-0 at Upton Park in April 2007.
10 1-1 draws for the Toffees in the Premier League during 2012, with the 1-1 result at Stoke last Saturday taking our total to 1,111 draws in all league games!
17 Occasions that Darron Gibson has played the full 90 minutes in the Premier League for Manchester United (6 times) and Everton (11) with the Irishman still to be on the losing side in any.
21 The number meetings between the two managers, with Sam Allardyce leading 9-8 in victories on the head-to-head record.
49 Premier League starts for Seamus Coleman, the Irishman's first being at Fulham in September 2010. The full-back was our last scorer at West Ham, during a 1-1 draw three months later.
58 Premier League goals scored by Everton against the Hammers in the Premier League - more than any other team.
65 Games since West Ham last scored more than two goals in a game against Everton, last doing so in a 4-3 victory at Upton Park in February 1974. The Toffees have scored more than two goals on 13 occasions in that time.
Stats courtesy of Gavin Buckland (@GavinBuckland1 on Twitter).