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Everton 3 - 1 Young Boys: Instant Reaction

The Blues progress comfortably at Goodison Park courtesy of Belgian duo Lukaku and Mirallas.

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It was said last week and it'll be said again, the Europa League seems to suit Everton more than the Premier League at the moment.

Having said that, they didn't make it easy at first. It took a goal from Young Boys, and their full back hitting the crossbar as well, to spark the Blues into life and from there on in it was comfortable.

It was nice to see Lukaku scoring again, although him suffering what looked like a hamstring injury might be of concern with Arsenal up next. The Belgian seems to like European football as much as his team do, with defenders giving him more room to manoeuvre and him looking much more dangerous in the competition.

Further positive points were the performances of Darron Gibson and Luke Garbutt. The former was impressive when he came on against Leicester at the weekend and was super again tonight, with his forward passing pushing the Blues forward constantly. His pass for Mirallas goal was simply sublime, and it was good to see him back and fit after being out for so long.

Garbutt was similarly impressive. The youngster is out of contract at the end of the season but the Blues are keen to sign him up, and you can see why. Every time the full back got forward he put in a dangerous cross or ball into the box, with his pull back for Lukaku's goal one that Leighton Baines would be proud of.

There weren't any negatives from an accomplished performance from Everton here, who are now the sole British team left in the competition. On this kind of form, they'll fancy anyone in the draw tomorrow.