Everton Stats Analysis | Assessing the Opening Months Under Martinez

Everton Stats Analysis | Assessing the Opening Months Under Martinez

With another mandatory international break now in full flow, every football fan across the country is enduring a painful couple of days without seeing their beloved side play regularly whilst the attention has been turned to England’s bid to reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup this summer. During the agonising wait for league action to be resumed, supporters will spend this period thinking, analysing and discussing how the first two months and a bit have gone for their sides in …
Everton 2 Manchester City 0 | Match Report & Stats

Everton 2 Manchester City 0 | Match Report & Stats

Manchester City were made to rue tactical mistakes yesterday as Everton ran out 2-0 winners at Goodison Park. Leon Osman opened the scoring for Everton just after the half hour mark with what could be one of the goals of the season. The visitors came close through Carlos Tevez and Edin Dzeko, but Nikica Jelavic finished the game off in stoppage time with a beautiful shot past Joe Hart. Everton came into this game on the back of a home …
Everton need indispensable Baines to stay | 5 Year Creativity Stats

Everton need indispensable Baines to stay | 5 Year Creativity Stats

Scouting Report: Everton | Stats & In-Depth Tactical Analysis

Scouting Report: Everton | Stats & In-Depth Tactical Analysis

This week Martin Lewis has a scouting report on Everton. This will not only be interesting for Everton supporters but also Manchester City supporters before the big game tomorrow. In fact supporters of any club that are yet to play Everton this season will find this in-depth tactical and statistical analysis interesting. [box_light]N.B. Please note that this is not an article – the purpose of this report is just that for it to seem like a Scouting Report please take it in …
Manchester United v Everton: Match Preview - Creativity comparison

Manchester United v Everton: Match Preview - Creativity comparison

The comeback kings of the Premier League clash on Sunday. Gaining 27 points from losing positions, Manchester United play host to an Everton side which have gained 21 points after falling behind. Everton will travel with confidence given recent results against United. After last season's 4-4 draw dented their host's title push, Marouane Fellaini bullied the Red Devils throughout the opening day win at Goodison. However, in order to continue their recent improvements in this fixture, Everton will need to …
Leighton Baines continues to excel | Stats Analysis

Leighton Baines continues to excel | Stats Analysis

Creating the most chances of any Premier League player this season, much has been made of Leighton Baines’ attacking prowess. Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Swansea highlighted his creative talents with the visitors employing an extra right back in a bid to halt his forays forward. In fairness to Michael Laudrup, the plan worked to an extent with Baines not quite at his best. However, in spite the shackles placed on him, Baines (7) still managed to create more chances than …
Tim Howard: Statistical Analysis of Everton's Keeper

Tim Howard: Statistical Analysis of Everton's Keeper

The Everton defence is under increasing scrutiny of late. Without a clean sheet in 13 games, 12 of those in the league, Everton have failed to keep the opposition out since the resounding 3-0 win at Swansea in September. For years, the hallmark of David Moyes' side was the ability to grind out wins. During the 2004-05 campaign, when Everton finished fourth, the ability to keep clean sheets was one of the main reasons behind the high finish. In subsequent …