Everton 3-0 Crystal Palace: The Toffees smash The Eagles at Goodison
Everton strolled past Crystal Palace with a 3-0 win on Saturday at Goodison Park. Everton were looking to get back to winning ways after losing 1-0 to Newcastle United in their previous fixture. Palace, meanwhile, had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 2-1 victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers. both teams are now on 13 points and occupy 11th and 12th places respectively after 13 matches.
The Toffees didn’t take long to get on the score-sheet, when Dominic Calvert-Lewin opened the rout, 11 minutes in, and they saw out the first half 1-0.
Everton continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, when Anthony Gordon found the net on the 63 minute mark. They then scored again, pulling level thanks to a goal from Dwight McNeil, at 84 minutes to make it 3-0.
Substitutions for Everton included Dwight McNeil, James Garner, Neal Maupay, Abdoulaye Doucoure and Tom Davies for Demarai Gray, Amadou Mvom Onana, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Anthony Gordon and Idrissa Gueye, respectively. Palace replaced Michael Olise, Luka Milivojevic and Jordan Ayew for Jean-Philippe Mateta, Jeffrey Schlupp and Malcolm Ebiowei.
There were bookings for James Tarkowski, Demarai Gray and James Garner from Everton, and Jeffrey Schlupp, Wilfried Zaha, Marc Guehi and Jean-Philippe Mateta, for Palace.
|Everton:||Jordan Pickford, Seamus Coleman, James Tarkowski, Conor Coady, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Alex Iwobi, Amadou Mvom Onana (James Garner, min.78), Idrissa Gueye (Tom Davies, min.86), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Neal Maupay, min.78), Anthony Gordon (Abdoulaye Doucoure, min.86) and Demarai Gray (Dwight McNeil, min.73)|
|Crystal Palace:||Vicente Guaita, Joel Ward, Marc Guehi, Joachim Andersen, Tyrick Mitchell, Luka Milivojevic (Jeffrey Schlupp, min.62), Eberechi Eze, Michael Olise (Jean-Philippe Mateta, min.62), Wilfried Zaha, Jordan Ayew (Malcolm Ebiowei, min.75) and Odsonne Edouard|
|Goals:||Dominic Calvert-Lewin (1-0, min. 11), Anthony Gordon (2-0, min. 63) and Dwight McNeil (3-0, min. 84)|