Burnley vs Everton: Everton’s fears of relegation were heightened on Wednesday as they lost 3-2 to fellow contenders Burnley at Turf Moor. An end-to-end encounter with both teams leading at different times was ultimately defined by a late goal from Maxwel Cornet, who took advantage of a lax defense from the visitors to score a goal that could define Burnley’s season.
As the game progressed, it began to resemble a basketball competition, with both teams flying at each other, and Burnley began to make their presence felt. Burnley scored the winning goal five minutes from time. Cornet was the recipient of a cutback this time, and the winger thundered home to secure all three points.
Burnley VS Everton Player Ratings:
Nick Pope (6/10): The Burnley goalkeeper was helpless on the two penalties but overall he was fine.
Connor Roberts (3/10): Richarlison ruined everything over and over again.
Nathan Collins (7/10): He scored well and did everything to keep his team in the game.
James Tarkowski (7/10): To cope with Everton’s strikers, he had to make a lot of effort. There are some incredible recovery blocks.
Charlie Taylor 6/10: Despite fighting Gordon, he showed remarkable speed to set up Rodriguez. he was also part of the third.
Aaron Lennon (5/10): After the poor judgment with the second penalty, the team showed good vigor after the break.
Ashley Westwood (5/10): The team started quickly but slacked off in the first half. After the break he tried his best to get back on track.
Josh Brownhill (4/10): A last-minute booking and a hectic entrance.
Maxwel cornet (6/10): In the first half he brutally shot at the limit and took a long time to recover, but he scored the decisive goal.
Wout Weghorst (4/10): His hold-up play was nowhere near good enough and he struggled to get into the game.
Jay Rodriguez (6/10): He was calm in the first half but his goal showed his intelligence. It was a good run.
Matt Lowton (6/10)
Matej Vydra (6/10)
Dwight McNeil (unavailable)
Jordan Pickford (5/1): He didn’t get much credit for the Burnley goal. I didn’t even come close.
Jonjoe Kenny (4/10): Although guilty of exceeding certain crosses, he has gone out of his way to cause problems for Burnley. I wasn’t always right.
Ben Godfrey (5/10): In general he is doing well, although he was involved in a terrible slice that cost Everton the game.
Jarrad Branthwaite (5/10): He looked composed in the first half but had a few weak moments after the break.
Vitaly Mykolenko (5/10): When John Lennon approached him, he seemed frightened.
Anthony Gordon (6/10): He set a good example with his work performance. The youngster once again delivered an outstanding performance.
Mason Holgate (4/10): After being cautioned for a tough tackle after two minutes, he seemed afraid to attempt another tackle.
Abdoulaye Doucoure (3/10): Doucoure had a poor performance. He seemed a little disoriented and out of step. The last goal was pushed aside by sloppy pressing.
Alex Iwobi (6/10): Iwobi put in a strong performance. There were a few crazy moments, but he seemed dangerous the whole time.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (5/10): In the penalty area he struggled to interfere but made some nice passes to those around him.
Richarlison (7/10): There were two excellent penalties and a couple of dangerous situations. He could have added a few more goals to his tally.
Demarai Gray (6/10)
Solomon Rondon (unavailable)
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