Premier League: Everton vs Aston Villa Player Ratings as Aston Villa register 1-0 at Goodison Park
At the end of an end-to-end game at Goodison Park, here are our Everton vs Aston Villa Player Ratings.
Everton started the game on the bright note but it was Aston Villa who registered the shots on target. Despite the pressures, none of the teams cracked but in the final moments of the first half, Emi Buendia nudged the ball to the far corner to make the score in Aston Villa’s favor.
In the second half, Everton wanted to find the equalizer whereas Aston Villa wanted the second one. Despite several shots on target and chances created, none of the team were able to find the goal and it ended 1-0 at Goodison Park.
Everton vs Aston Villa Player Ratings
Jordan Pickford (6.1/10): Jordan Pickford was at his best against Aston Villa but he could not stop Emi Buendia from finding the back of the net.
Jonjo Kenny (6/10): Barring an aerial header, Jonjo Kenny did not have any major impact on the game against Aston Villa.
Yerry Mina (6.1/10): The Columbian international was on top of the game but was often found out of possession against the pacy Watkins.
Mason Holgate (6.2/10): Mason Holgate perfectly complemented his partner in the defense with aerial headers, tackles and interceptions.
Ben Godfrey (6.3/10): With both attacking and defensive output, Ben Godfrey kept the opposition at bay. He had three aerial header wins to his name.
Demarai Gray (6.4/10): Demarai Gray failed to leave any impact on the game but offered continuous threats on the flanks. He had two dribbles to his name.
Fabian Allan (6.5/10): Fabian Allan did all the dirty work in the midfield but was unable to break the lines. He had a tackle and dribble to his name.
Andre Gomes (6.1/10): A dominant player in the midfield in the first half, Andre Gomes faded in the second half. He was subbed to bring on the attacking players.
Andros Townsend (6.7/10): Andros Townsend offered attacking threat to his side but failed to put the pass to attacking players’ feet. He had two tackles, two dribbles and aerial wins to his name.
Abdoulaye Doucoure (7.4/10): Doucoure was the best player for his side in the game against Aston Villa. He not only did the dirty work in the midfield but also broke the lines to feed the attackers.
Dominic Calvert Lewin (6.2/10): Dominic Calvert Lewin had an unnerving game with his attacking inputs. He found the best chance through Gordon but was unable to put it behind the net.
Richarlison (6.3/10): The Brazilian international failed to leave any impact with his playmaking and striking skills.
Anthony Gordon (6.9/10): After his introduction in the early second half, Anthony Gordon was able to inject the pace and put the perfect crosses. However, the attackers failed to put it behind past the defenders.
Tyler Onyango (6.1/10): Onyango was introduced with an intention to break the goal drought but was unable to pick up the perfect passes. He put a sub par performance after being introduced on to the pitch.
Emi Martinez (6.2/10): The Argentine shot-stopper had very less to do against Everton as the team rarely registered the shot on target.
Lucas Digne (7.8/10): The return to his former ground was not eventful despite him registering an assist. He was injured by the fans after he went and celebrated aggressively with Buendia.
Tyrone Mings (7.6/10): The skipper was on top of his game with his defensive contributions. He had won four aerial headers throughout the game.
Ezri Konsa (7/10): Ezri Konsa had three aerial headers, three tackles to his name against Everton. He commanded from his defense to earn a clean sheet.
Matty Cash (7/10): Despite registering an unwanted yellow card, Matty Cash was able to keep the attackers at the bay as well with his attacking inputs.
John McGinn (7/10): The midfield marshal did all the dirty work for his side with tackles, progressive passes and breaking up the plays. He had five tackles to his name.
Douglas Luiz (6.7/10): The Brazilian midfielder was able to keep the opposition attackers on their toes. And, he also broke the lines which caused trouble for the opposition.
Jacob Ramsey (7.1/10): The young midfielder was again impressive for his side against Merseysiders. Not only he maintained 6.7% of the possession but also was able to control the midfield.
Emi Buendia (8.1/10): The man of the match and only goalscorer, Emi Buendia played a perfect attacking midfielder role for his team. He found the back of the net which helped his side to register three points.
Ollie Watkins (6.8/10): Though a poor game, Ollie Watkins complemented his side with passes and won the aerial battles with Everton’s defense.
Philippe Coutinho (6.4/10): After registering a goal and an assist to his name in the first game, the magician was unable to produce any magic against Everton. He was dispossessed twice against the Merseysiders.
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