Premier League: Norwich City conquers Everton 2-1

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NORWICH. Norwich City beat Everton to win 2-1.

NORWICH. Norwich City topped Everton to win 2-1. It was Norwich City to strike first with an own goal of M. Keane at the 16′. Then A. Idah scored again for Norwich City in the 18′ minute with a goal. Eventually, Richarlison reduced the distance for Everton with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Everton lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Carrow Road stadium in Norwich on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Andy Madley with the help of Adrian Holmes and Scott Ledger. The 4th official was Joshua Smith. The weather was mist. The temperature was quite cold around 3.8 degrees Celsius or 38.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 91%.​

Match Statistics

Everton was in firm control of the ball 60% while Norwich City was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Everton was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Still, Norwich City succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.​

Norwich City shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Everton shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Norwich City received 3 yellow cards (J. Sargent, M. J. Aarons and T. Pukki). On the other side, Everton received 1 yellow card (M. Keane).

After playing this contest, Norwich City will have 10 points to stay in the 20th place. On the opposite side, Everton will stay with 19 points like Leeds United to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 16'
    16'

    M. Keane (OG)

    Own Goal by Michael Keane, Everton. Norwich City 1, Everton 0.
  • 18'
    18'

    A. Idah

    B. Williams

    Goal! Norwich City 2, Everton 0. Adam Idah - Norwich City - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assist - Brandon Williams with a through ball following a fast break.
  • 47'
    47'

    M. Keane

    Fouled by Michael Keane - Everton Michael Keane - Everton - receive yellow card for a foul. Teemu Pukki - Norwich City - won a free kick in attack.
  • 50'
    50'

    J. Sargent

    Shot blocked. Joshua Sargent - Norwich City - shot with right foot from the right side of the box is blocked. Fouled by Michael Keane - Everton Adam Idah - Norwich City - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Joshua Sargent - Norwich City André Gomes - Everton - won a free kick in defence. Joshua Sargent - Norwich City - receive yellow card for a foul.
  • 55'
    55'

    Y. Mina

    S. Coleman

  • 55'
    55'

    Richarlison

    S. Rondon

  • 60'
    60'

    Richarlison

    Goal! Norwich City 2, Everton 1. Richarlison - Everton - shot with right foot from the centre of the box to the top right corner after corner.
  • 66'
    66'

    M. J. Aarons

    Fouled by Max Aarons - Norwich City Dominic Calvert-Lewin - Everton - won a free kick in attack. Missed chance. Pierre Lees-Melou - Norwich City - shot with right foot from outside the box is close, but missed to the left after corner. Max Aarons - Norwich City - receive yellow card for a foul.
  • 70'
    70'

    T. Pukki

    Vitalii Mykolenko - Everton - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Teemu Pukki - Norwich City Teemu Pukki - Norwich City - receive yellow card for a foul.
  • 76'
    76'

    S. Byram

    B. Williams

  • 79'
    79'

    D. Giannoulis

    M. J. Aarons

  • 87'
    87'

    C. Tzolis

    J. Sargent

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Norwich City will play away with Watford on the 21st of January with a 11-4 head to head stats in favor of Watford (2 draws).

Everton will host Aston Villa on the 22nd of January with a 9-8 head to head stats in favor of Aston Villa (11 draws).

Norwich City: Formation and Lineups

Norwich City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Dean Smith chose to play with the following team: Tim Krul (7.1), Max Aarons (6.3), Grant Hanley (7.3), Ben Gibson (6.4), Brandon Williams (7.6), Pierre Lees Melou (7.4), Jacob Lungi Sørensen (7.4), Josh Sargent (6.6), Adam Idah (7.1), Milot Rashica (7.2) and Teemu Pukki (6.3).

Substitutes

Norwich City made 3 changes: B. Williams for S. Byram (76′), M. J. Aarons for D. Giannoulis (79′) and J. Sargent for C. Tzolis (87′).

Top player: Brandon Williams

The player who no doubt impressed Norwich City the most was Brandon Williams even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 24 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 7.

Everton: Formation and Lineups

Everton started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Rafael Benítez Maudes played with: Jordan Pickford (6.2), Séamus Coleman (6.1), Ben Godfrey (7.4), Michael Keane (6.2), Vitaliy Mykolenko (6.7), Anthony Gordon (6.2), Abdoulaye Doucouré (6.7), André Gomes (6.6), Demarai Gray (7.0), Salomón Rondón (6.7) and Dominic Calvert-Lewin (6.5).

Substitutes

Everton made 2 changes: S. Coleman for Y. Mina (55′) and S. Rondon for Richarlison (55′).

Top player: Ben Godfrey

Probably the most impressive player in Everton was Ben Godfrey.

His rating is (7.4) with 53 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

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