LIVERPOOL. Everton had a fantastic comeback against Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the Goodison Park stadium in Liverpool on Thursday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the help of Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Kevin Friend. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.1 degrees Celsius or 57.4 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.
Crystal Palace was in firm control of the ball 57% while Everton was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Everton was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Everton won the encounter.
Everton shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Crystal Palace shot 7 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.
Everton received 2 yellow cards (M. Keane and A. Doucoure). On the opposite side, Crystal Palace received 3 yellow cards (W. Hughes, J. Ayew and W. Zaha).
After playing this match, Everton will have 36 points to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Crystal Palace will stay with 45 points to stay in the 13th place.
Crystal Palace will host Manchester United on the 22nd of May with a 12-2 head to head record in favor of Manchester United (4 draws).
Everton: Formation and Lineups
Everton started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Frank Lampard chose to play with the following team: Jordan Pickford , Séamus Coleman , Michael Keane , Mason Holgate , Alex Iwobi , Abdoulaye Doucouré , André Gomes , Vitaliy Mykolenko , Anthony Gordon , Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin .
Everton made 3 changes: A. Gomes for D. Alli (46′), A. Gordon for D. Gray (61′) and Richarlison for J. Kenny (90′).
Top player: Dominic Calvert-Lewin
The player who no doubt impressed Everton the most was Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 19 passes (42% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 16 duels out of 24.
Crystal Palace: Formation and Lineups
Crystal Palace started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Patrick Vieira played with: Jack Butland , Nathaniel Clyne , Joachim Andersen , Marc Guéhi , Tyrick Mitchell , Eberechi Eze , Will Hughes , Jeffrey Schlupp , Jordan Ayew , Jean-Philippe Mateta and Wilfried Zaha .
Crystal Palace made 3 changes: W. Hughes for L. Milivojevic (57′), J. Schlupp for C. Gallagher (74′) and J. Mateta for C. Benteke (81′).
Top player: Jordan Ayew
The player who no doubt impressed Crystal Palace the most was Jordan Ayew.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 26 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 13. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
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