Register Login Scores


Mirallas Wins It For Everton

Kevin Mirallas came off the bench to score the winner for Everton in their 3-1 victory over Fulham in an English Premier League match at Craven Cottage on Sunday.

In terms of possession the opening 45 minutes was pretty even, but in terms of shots on goal Fulham definitely had the better of the first half.

Everton saw a lot of the ball, but they lacked imagination in the final third and really struggled to break down a stubborn Fulham defence.

The home side, though, did not struggle for chances in front of goal and instead were frustrated by their poor finishing.

Fulham created their first chance on goal in the fourth minute when a swift counter-attack saw Lewis Holtby fire just over the crossbar from the edge of the box.

Ten minutes later Brede Hangeland flicked on a cross at the front post for Pajtim Kasami, but he nodded the ball inches wide from close range.

Everton’s best chance of the half came in the 23rd minute when Gerard Deulofeu tried his luck from the edge of the box, but saw his effort well-saved by the keeper.

Five minutes later Tim Howard had to be at his best for the Toffees when he tipped a Holtby header over the crossbar.

Fulham finished the half the stronger of the two teams with Steve Sidwell shooting just wide from the edge of the box in the 41st minute.

The half ended 0-0.

The start of the second half finally saw Everton creating some openings in front of goal and they managed to take the lead in the 50th minute when Steven Naismith fired the ball into a crowed box and saw the ball into the net off David Stockdale, 1-0.

Fulham, though, were not going to go down without a fight and hit back in the 70th minute thanks to fantastic 20-yard strike from Seyed Ashkan Dejagah that found the corner of the net, 1-1

Kevein Mirallas, however, restored Everton’s lead nine minutes later when he beat one defender before drilling his shot past a helpless keeper, 2-1.

Naismith guaranteed victory for Everton with their third goal in the 87th minute after he turned home a Leighton Baines cross, 3-1.


Top 5

Rakhale To Sign For Gauteng Club In Next Move?

21 Jul 30, 2020 08:48 AM in PSL

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

22 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

Khune’s Message To The Chiefs Supporters

27 Jul 30, 2020 08:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

10 Footballers Who Were Rich Before Football

7 Jul 24, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Official: Xulu Signs In Europe

39 Jul 29, 2020 10:55 AM in PSL

Yeye Picks Himself In Best Chiefs Team Of His Era

22 Aug 01, 2020 02:34 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Messi Linked With €260m Move

9 Aug 02, 2020 07:55 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Report: Juventus Beat Man Utd To EPL Star

4 Aug 02, 2020 11:31 AM in Serie A

Chiefs Snubbed As Shabba Opens Fresh Talks…

10 Jul 30, 2020 02:32 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Breakthrough For Chiefs’ Latest Deal…

22 Jul 30, 2020 11:23 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Confirmed: TTM Taken To FIFA Again!

11 Jul 29, 2020 11:31 PM in PSL

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Breakthrough For Chiefs’ Latest Deal…

22 Jul 30, 2020 11:23 AM in Kaizer Chiefs