LIVERPOOL. Southampton managed to find the solution against Everton to win 2-1. J. Ward-Prowse was the key player for his team after scoring 2 goals. It was Everton to strike first with a goal of Amadou Onana at the 39′. Then it was a goal in the 46′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, James Ward-Prowse gave the win to Southampton in the 78′ minute scoring a double.
The match was played at the Goodison Park stadium in Liverpool on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was John Brooks with the help of Adam Nunn and James Mainwaring. The 4th official was Graham Scott. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 5.9 degrees Celsius or 42.69 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 80%.
The ball possession was not so different. Everton was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Southampton that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Everton was putting more pressure with 42 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, Southampton was able to find the solution to win this match.
Everton shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Southampton shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target.
Everton didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Southampton received 3 yellow cards (R. Lavia, I. Diallo and Lyanco).
After this encounter, Everton will stay with 15 points like West Ham United to move up in the 19th place. Regarding the opposition, Southampton will have 15 points like West Ham United and Everton to hold in the 20th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Everton will host AFC Bournemouth on the 28th of May with a 6-5 head to head record in favor of AFC Bournemouth (2 draws).
Southampton will host Liverpool on the 28th of May with a 15-6 head to head statistic in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).
Everton – Formation
Everton started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Frank Lampard decided to play with the following team: Jordan Pickford, Ben Godfrey , Conor Coady , James Tarkowski , Séamus Coleman , Alex Iwobi , Amadou Onana , Idrissa Gueye , Vitaliy Mykolenko , Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Demarai Gray .
The home team had on the bench: Mason Holgate, Tom Davies, Asmir Begović, Abdoulaye Doucouré, Yerry Mina, Anthony Gordon, Dwight McNeil, Ellis Simms and Neal Maupay.
Everton made 2 changes: S. Coleman for A. Gordon (69′) and Idrissa Gueye for Ellis Simms (82′).
Best player: Amadou Onana
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Everton was Amadou Onana.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 38 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 14. He performed 1 cross.
Southampton – Formation
Southampton started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Nathan Jones played with: Gavin Bazunu, Lyanco , Duje Ćaleta-Car , Mohammed Salisu , Mohamed Elyounoussi , Roméo Lavia , Ibrahima Diallo , Kyle Walker-Peters , James Ward-Prowse , Che Adams and Samuel Edozie .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Mislav Oršić, Willy Caballero, Moussa Djenepo, Sékou Mara, Adam Armstrong, Joe Aribo, Carlos Alcaraz , Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Romain Perraud.
Southampton made 5 changes: R. Lavia for Carlos Alcaraz (61′), S. Edozie for Adam Armstrong (61′), I. Diallo for A. Maitland-Niles (85′), Ché Adams for S. Mara (85′) and Mohamed Elyounoussi for Romain Perraud (88′).
Best player: James Ward-Prowse
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Southampton was James Ward-Prowse.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 32 passes (78% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 5 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.