They rode their luck quite a bit, but Everton can take three points and a clean sheet from Crystal Palace’s visit to Goodison Park.
Usually, Sunday games are boring in the Premier League, but this match certainly wasn’t. Although it was held to a stalemate throughout the majority of the match, both Everton and Crystal Palace has chances to open the scoring.
Match highlights included Kouyate hitting the bar, Pickford saving a penalty, and the three Everton substitutes playing their part in Everton’s late surge. All in all, as a neutral, you can walk away from this match pretty happy.
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Palace fans on the other hand have plenty to moan about. Having a penalty saved and hitting the bar to conceding two late on is never a good showing, and it doesn’t help their position in the league table either. They currently sit in 15th place, with Everton moving up to 8th.
It was Ademola Lookman who played the cross into Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the 87th minute, and the Englishman, who is usually so prolific in the air, didn’t let his teammate down today. Then, to rub salt into Palace’s wounds, it was Cenk Tosun who guided the ball home in the 89th minute to secure all three points for the Toffees.
As you’d expect, scrolling through your Twitter feed after the game is quite magical. Here are some of the best tweets…
This guy wasn’t happy with Zaha’s antics.
There were a lot of FPL managers angry with their boy Richarlison.
Admit it, we all wanted it to end in the early stages.
It’s a good job Saad isn’t the manager of Real Madrid, we would have seen Ronaldo replaced with Pickford.
What did you make of this match?