Everton prevails over Nottingham Forest 2-0 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

LIVERPOOL. Everton tops Nottingham Forest with a 2-0 win with a goal from I. Guèye (29') and a goal from D. McNeil (76').

Everton prevails over Nottingham Forest 2-0 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

LIVERPOOL. Everton conquers Nottingham Forest with a 2-0 win with a goal from I. Guèye (29′) and a goal from D. McNeil (76′). Nottingham Forest lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was played at the Goodison Park stadium in Liverpool on Sunday and it started at 1:30 pm local time. In front of 39,239 spectators.​ The referee was Chris Kavanagh who was helped by Simon Bennett and Daniel Robathan. The 4th official was Anthony Taylor. The weather was broken clouds. The temperature was cold at 11.65 degrees Celsius or 52.97 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 61%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 41 Ball Possession 59
Shots
  • 7 Total 8
  • 4 On Target 3
  • 2 Off Target 2
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 79 Attack 115
  • 48 Dangerous attack 48
  • 79 Ball safe 92
  • 10 Free Kicks 15
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 15 Total 9
  • 4 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Nottingham Forest had a strong ball possession 59% while Everton was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Everton had a more offensive attitude with 48 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Everton won the match​.

Everton shot 7 times, 4 on target, 2 off target. Regarding the opposition, Nottingham Forest shot 8 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Everton received 3 yellow cards (Abdoulaye Doucouré, Murillo and Youssef Chermiti). Regarding the opposition, Nottingham Forest received 4 yellow cards (Jarrad Branthwaite, Youssef Chermiti, Jack Harrison and Ryan Yates).

Match Timeline

29'
53'
Anthony Elanga- sub ->Giovanni Reyna
Beto- sub ->Dominic Calvert-Lewin
67'
James Garner- sub ->André Gomes
67'
Abdoulaye Doucouré- Yellow
74'
Dwight McNeil(goal)Abdoulaye Doucouré
76'
80'
Divock Origi- sub ->Callum Hudson-Odoi
80'
Rodrigo Ribeiro- sub ->Danilo
80'
Ryan Yates- sub ->Nicolás Domínguez
Jarrad Branthwaite- Yellow
81'
Jack Harrison- Yellow
81'
80'
Ryan Yates- Yellow
82'
Murillo- Yellow
Youssef Chermiti- sub ->Beto
90'
Youssef Chermiti- Yellow
90'
Youssef Chermiti- Yellow
90'

Standings

After this encounter, Everton has 30 points to hold in the 16th place. Regarding the opposition, Nottingham Forest will stays with 26 points to hold in the 17th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Everton will host Liverpool on the 24th of April with a 22-3 head to head record in favor of Liverpool (17 draws).

Nottingham Forest will host Manchester City on the 28th of April with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Manchester City (1 draw).

Everton – Formation

Everton
G
Jordan Pickford 1.England
7.3
D
James Tarkowski 6.England
7.3
D
Ashley Young 18.England
7.3
D
Vitaliy Mykolenko 19.Ukraine
7.3
D
Jarrad Branthwaite 32.England
7.5
M
Dwight McNeil 7.England
8.2
Goals76'
M
7.5
74'
M
Jack Harrison 11.England
6.4
M
André Gomes 21.Portugal
6.7
67'
M
Idrissa Gueye 27.Senegal
8.1
F
6.8
67'
Substitutes
G
João Virgínia 12.Portugal
D
Ben Godfrey 22.England
D
Michael Keane 5.England
M
James Garner 37.England
6.8
67'
M
Amadou Onana 8.Belgium
M
Lewis Warrington 51.England
F
Beto 14.Portugal
6.8
67'
F
Arnaut Danjuma 10.Netherlands
F
Youssef Chermiti 28.Portugal
6.8
90' 90'

Everton started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Sean Dyche decided to play with the following team: Jordan Pickford (7.3), Ashley Young (7.3), James Tarkowski (7.3), Jarrad Branthwaite (7.5), Vitaliy Mykolenko (7.3), Jack Harrison (6.4), Idrissa Gueye (8.1), André Gomes (6.7), Dwight McNeil (8.2), Abdoulaye Doucouré (7.5) and Dominic Calvert-Lewin (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Michael Keane, Amadou Onana, Arnaut Danjuma, João Virgínia, Youssef Chermiti (6.8), L. Warrington, Ben Godfrey, James Garner (6.8) and Beto (6.8).

Everton could not rely on the presence of Youssef Chermiti (injured).

Substitutions

Everton made 3 changes: Dominic Calvert-Lewin for Beto (67′), André Gomes for James Garner (67′) and Beto for Youssef Chermiti (90′).

Player of the match: Dwight McNeil​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Everton was Dwight McNeil.

His rating is 8.2 with 1 goal, 42 passes (71% accurate) and 2 key passes. He won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 5 crosses.

Nottingham Forest – Formation

Nottingham Forest
G
Matz Sels 26.Belgium
6.3
D
Neco Williams 7.Wales
7.0
D
Murillo 40.Brazil
6.3
D
Ola Aina  43.Nigeria
7.3
D
Moussa Niakhaté 19.Senegal
6.6
M
Morgan Gibbs-White 10.England
7.1
M
Callum Hudson-Odoi 14.England
6.8
80'
M
Danilo 28.Brazil
6.6
80'
M
Nicolás Domínguez 16.Argentina
7.0
80'
M
Giovanni Reyna 20.United States
6.7
53'
F
Chris Wood 11.New Zealand
6.8
Substitutes
G
Matt Turner 1.United States
D
Andrew Omobamidele 32.Republic of Ireland
D
Harry Toffolo 15.England
D
Gonzalo Montiel 29.Argentina
M
Ryan Yates 22.England
6.7
80' 80'
M
Ibrahim Sangaré  6.Ivory Coast
F
Anthony Elanga 21.Sweden
6.6
53'
F
Divock Origi 27.Belgium
6.6
80'
F
Rodrigo Ribeiro 37.Portugal
6.3
80'

Nottingham Forest started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo played with: Matz Sels (6.3), Neco Williams (7.0), Moussa Niakhaté (6.6), Murillo (6.3), Ola Aina (7.3), Nicolás Domínguez (7.0), Danilo (6.6), Giovanni Reyna (6.7), Morgan Gibbs-White (7.1), Callum Hudson-Odoi (6.8) and Chris Wood (6.8).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Matt Turner, Ibrahim Sangaré , Harry Toffolo, Divock Origi (6.6), Gonzalo Montiel, Rodrigo Ribeiro (6.3), Andrew Omobamidele, Ryan Yates (6.7) and Anthony Elanga (6.6).

Substitutions

Nottingham Forest made 4 changes: Giovanni Reyna for Anthony Elanga (53′), Danilo for Rodrigo Ribeiro (80′), Nicolás Domínguez for Ryan Yates (80′) and Callum Hudson-Odoi for Divock Origi (80′).

Player of the match: Ola Aina​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Nottingham Forest was Ola Aina.

His rating is 7.3 with 52 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He won 11 duels out of 14. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​