Match Summary: Everton 2-2 Apollon Limassol

Match Stats

Everton   Apollon Limassol
2 Goals 2
18 Shots 10
8 Shots On Target 3
1 Shots Blocked 4
10 Successful Dribbles 6
12 Successful Tackles 22
18 Interceptions 21
15 Fouls 15
2 Offsides 1
61% Aerial Duels Won % 39%
83% Pass Accuracy 71%
62% Possession 38%


  • The worst possible start followed by a confidence-boosting middle followed by a terrible end. Definitely goes in the “Everton’s most Everton performances” folder (the fifth or sixth one, I lost count).
  • Ashley Williams’ made a(nother) horrendous error that led to a(nother) goal.
  • Apollon Limassol thankfully had an Ashley Wiliams themselves and gave the ball to Wayne Rooney to equalise.
  • Nikola Vlasic – one of the very few praiseworthy players in the past few weeks – momentarily gave Everton hope before Hector Yuste scored his first goal of the season to grab a late point.
  • Everton should have earned 3 points but came away with their Europa League hopes hanging by a thread and Ronald Koeman is on thin ice.

Player Stats

  • Sandro Ramirez lost possession 8 times – more than any other player.
  • Leighton Baines created 4 chances – more than any other player.
  • Mason Holgate made 5 interceptions – more than any other player.

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Average Player Positions

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Key Stats

  • Everton have conceded the first goal in 8 of their last 11 European games.
    • However, they avoided defeat in 5 of those 8 games (3 wins, 2 draws).
  • Everton have conceded the first goal in 6 of their last 7 games in all competitions.
  • A substitute has scored for Everton in 3 consecutive games for the first time since October-November 2007.