Most of our worst fears were confounded in a sorry display against a lump Spurs side. They haven’t had a great start thus far but turned up to Goodison like they owned the place.

And fair enough, we certainly don’t own it. We looked like strangers.

Koeman stuck with a broken system and shoehorned players into the side that didn’t need to be there as it turned out when the game entered the second half and within a minute we were 3-0 down.

It’s extremely naive to think that both Gueye and Schneiderlin should be certain to start together after this seeing as they’re defensive midfielders who struggle at just that.

Sandro was useless up top again as Gylfi Sigurdsson is wasted out wide. Jordan Pickford is our only source of salvation in a grim season so far. How the team appears to have fallen off of a cliff after spending £140 million is remarkable.

The system needs to be thrown out the window before it gets too late. This is this season’s Watford away.

Except Koeman should not let this carry on until December. He needs to start winning back fans.

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