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Man of the Match and Player Grades Poll for Everton at Sunderland

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Sunderland v Everton - Premier League
Romelu Lukaku, after scoring his hat-trick goal
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An 11-minute hattrick from striker Romelu Lukaku put Sunderland to bed as Everton thumped the David Moyes-led side. Lukaku could have had more too, hitting the woodwork and coming close on a couple of other situations.

After a goalless first half, Everton broke the game open in the second just before the hour mark with Lukaku heading home from a Idrissa Gueye cross. The Belgian forward was in the right spot again on 68’ with another header, this time from a Yannick Bolasie cross. He got his third off a cool finish from a through-ball by Kevin Mirallas.

Everton controlled possession the whole game, but crucially were able to convert chances into goals to kill off the game.

Vote in the poll below for how you think the Everton players did today against the Black Cats.

Don’t forget to click the ‘Submit’ button on the form after you vote, and leave a comment below on who you think your Man of the Match for Everton was.