Match Summary: Everton 4-0 West Ham

Match Stats

Everton   West Ham
4 Goals 0
8 Shots 7
5 Shots On Target 3
1 Shots Blocked 1
11 Successful Dribbles 17
18 Successful Tackles 12
16 Interceptions 7
16 Fouls 6
2 Offsides 1
54% Aerial Duels Won % 46%
78% Pass Accuracy 80%
44% Possession 56%

Overview

  • EVERTON HAVE WON!
  • AND THEY’VE KEPT A CLEAN SHEET! EVEN WITH ASHLEY WILLIAMS AND CUCO MARTINA IN DEFENCE!
  • AND THEY’VE IMPROVED THEIR GOAL DIFFERENCE!
  • AND THEY’RE ONLY SIX POINTS OFF EIGHTH!
  • Crisis? What crisis?
  • A drab start was soon set into motion after Wayne Rooney opened the scoring by converting the rebound from his saved penalty.
  • Wayne Rooney then doubled Everton’s lead, assisted by Jonjoe Kenny and there were smiles on Everton’s fans’ faces at half-time for the first time in about 5 years (well, it felt that long).
  • A two-goal lead – it seemed too good to be true. But Aaron Cresswell hit the crossbar and then West Ham won a penalty after Ashley Williams fouled Diafra Sakho.
  • However, Jordan Pickford being Jordan Pickford saved the penalty. Things were looking up for once.
  • And then, the unfathomable happened – Wayne Rooney completed his hat-trick by scoring from Everton’s own half, assisted by Joe Hart.
  • Ashley Williams completed the rout 12 minutes later and was rewarded with numerous slaps from Wayne Rooney.

Player Stats

  • Idrissa Gueye’s pass accuracy was 93.5%.
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin has won 8 aerial duels – more than any other player.
  • Cuco Martina made 4 successful tackles – more than any other player.

Heat Maps

Everton West Ham


Average Player Positions

Everton West Ham

Key Stats

  • Everton have led by 2 goals at half-time for the first time since against West Brom last March.
  • Everton have kept a clean sheet in the league for the first time since the opening day of the season.
  • Everton have scored 4 goals in a game for the first time since against Leicester last April.
  • Everton have scored the first goal of a league game 4 times this season – all of those games were scored by Wayne Rooney.
  • Wayne Rooney is the first Englishman to score a hat-trick for Everton since Steve Watson against Leeds in September 2003.
  • Wayne Rooney is the 5th oldest player to score a hat-trick for Everton (after Sam Chedgzoy, Jock Dodds, Louis Saha and Harry Potts).

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