A good result, a poor game. Well, maybe ‘poor’ is a harsh word. We were very good, controlling the game extremely well and attacking with intent. But beyond that, it was a dull affair. Pulis was insistent on destroying the soul of the game and making sure to stamp on its remains.
And that was only by half time.
But before we gave Tony the chance to do just that, we shocked West Brom with two quickfire goals after some tremendous work from Mirallas and Schneiderlin. The team functioned very well as a unit today with some well oiled moves, and this showed with how much Rom became involved in the game as it went on.
Speaking of our record Premier League scorer, he netted again late on in the second half to wrap up the 3 points with goal number three following a brilliant Ross Barkley assist. Ross was brilliant throughout the game today, and we can safely say he’s finally found his place in this Everton side after losing his way under Martínez.
So, we’re safely clear of West Brom now, with sights fully focused on catching United, who sit apprehensive 2 points ahead of us.