Register Login Scores


Everton Fail To Move up

Everton failed to move into fourth place on the English Premier League table after playing to a 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Monday night.

The Toffees, who were without South African Steven Pienaar on the night, could only manage a share of the spoils which sees them in sixth place on the table with 42 points, a point behind both Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool above them on the log.

The first 45 minutes was an evenly contested affair as neither side took the ascendancy and both teams had their fair share of the ball.

Everton created the first decent chance on goal in the 11th minute as Romelu Lukaka broke down the left flank and delivered a ball into the box which was met by Brian Oviedo, but he fired wide from 16-yards out.

Two minutes later and West Brom created their first opening on goal as Nicolas Anelka picked up the ball on the left, cut inside and fired a powerful shot inches wide from 20-yards out.

In the 29th minute Tim Howard had to be alert as Zoltan Gera was put through on goal by Anelka, but the Everton keeper beat his shot from just outside the box away from goal.

As the half drew to a close Everton saw more of the ball and were reward for their late first half pressure with a goal in the 41st minute.

A long ball from the back was flicked on by Lukaka into the path of Kevin Mirallas who took the ball in his stride and passed it into the back of the net from 14-yards out, 1-0.

The start of the second 45 saw West Brom with more of the possession, but they struggled to break down a resilient Everton defence.

The first real chance on goal in the second half only came in the 72nd minute and went the way of Everton as Mirallas flashed a 25-yard free-kick narrowly over the crossbar.

Three minutes later, however, and West Brom did find an equaliser when Diego Lugana snuck in at the front post to powerfully head home a right wing cross from James Morrison, 1-1.

West Brom continued to pile on the pressure in the final 15 minutes, but they could not find the winner as the points were shared.

QPR Eye Everton Striker

Everton Training Session

Pienaar: Baines Connection Is Stirring At Everton


Top 5

Chiefs Clear-Out Continues With 7 More…

268 Jul 27, 2021 06:38 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Retired This Year

2 Jul 27, 2021 07:25 PM in World News

Downs Part Ways With Key Figure

48 Jul 27, 2021 03:20 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Players In Running For 2021 Ballon D'Or

45 Jul 21, 2021 09:25 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Pirates Begin Trimming Squad, Second Exit Imminent

31 Jul 27, 2021 03:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

Official: Chiefs Unveil New Home & Away Kits

59 Aug 01, 2021 08:34 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

CBL: Two Surprise Inclusions For Chiefs

123 Jul 29, 2021 01:01 PM in Soweto Derby

Amakhosi New Boy Enters Naturena Drip Fold

26 Jul 30, 2021 01:00 PM in Drip, Style & Swag

Pitso Targeting Chiefs Starlet?

81 Jul 29, 2021 11:02 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs Announce More Contract Business

107 Jul 27, 2021 04:16 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Former Pirates Star To Replace R17m Ahly-Bound Star?

16 Jul 27, 2021 08:00 AM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Pirates Player Exit Imminent...

6 Jul 26, 2021 07:58 PM in Orlando Pirates