In just one month, Everton has changed. Carlo Anceloti believes that he created a very powerful and motivated squad. Adding James Rodriguez to this current team was the last piece of the puzzle.
The match against Brighton
In the previous three rounds, Everton had not lost any points. Carlo was very confident before the match and said that the team wanted another three points. The match against Brighton was very important in terms of confidence. Getting three points would boost confidence and self-belief.
Carlo Ancelotti started the match with his favorite 4-3-3 strategy. James Rodriguez from the right side, Richarlison from the left side and Calvert-Lewin as a main striker. These attacking lines are very sharp in the Premier League and they have shown with goals and assists.
1st half of the match
Everton was very confident from a very beginning. James Rodriguez actively attacked from his side and had many crosses in the first half. After Siggurdson’s assist, Lewin got the ball and converted it into the goal. In the 16th minute, Evertone took the lead.
In the very last seconds of the first half, Everton increased the lead. After the cross from the side, defender Mina jumped higher than anyone and scored an easy goal for him.
2nd half of the match
In the second half, Everton started even better and soon they scored third. After the pass from Iwobi, James easily scored a goal. In just a few minutes, James scored his second goal of the match and increased the lead to 4 goals. By the end of the match, Brighton could score another goal. The away team could not make any impact on the outcome, so they lost the match.
Italian coach was very happy with the result. After the match he said that the whole management is proud of boys but they will keep working harder.