Roberto Martinez & Everton (vs. Norwich) | Tactical Analysis

Roberto Martinez & Everton (vs. Norwich) | Tactical Analysis

Roberto Martinez’s Everton debut in the Premier League saw Marouane Fellaini take centre stage as he was often the trigger for Everton’s change of tempo, either through Fellaini himself dictating the tempo by keeping in line with the play with his lung-bursting running around the pitch or through the Belgian giant’s advanced positioning that would lead to a “fast-transitional” pass (not seen by Martinez as a long ball) being played into Fellaini that would come under his control regardless of …
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 …
Everton 1 Arsenal 1 | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Everton 1 Arsenal 1 | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

In a match where Everton had the better of play, a draw was a good, if not lucky, result for Arsenal. Everton played very tenaciously and used smart tactics to thwart Arsenal in their attempts to create goalscoring chances. Line-Up's [caption id="attachment_22472" align="aligncenter" width="553"] Line-Up's[/caption] Everton lined up in a 4-4-1-1 formation with Fellaini occupying his normal position between the midfield and defensive line of the opposition. This meant that Arteta was more withdrawn in his role as he was …