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Monday’s Toffee Bites: Maybe Everton are just bad

In today’s links: Everton get stomped, Koeman on the brink and a ballboy trolls us all

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Everton v Arsenal - Premier League Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Ok, things have been bad this season for Everton. There’s no question about it. But this is the absolute low, right? The Europa League is as good as gone. Sure, there is plenty of time left in the regular season, but any shot at earning a European spot through league finish is dead. What’s left? Earn a top-ten spot in the Prem? Win a Cup? Great. Glad we won the summer, though.

In case you missed it

RECAP: Everton 2-5 Arsenal
Arsenal too good for a very poor Everton side.

Write what you want to write! | Koeman defiant until the very end
Manager’s comments after another huge disheartening loss.

Man of the Match and Player Grades Poll for Everton vs Arsenal
Grade the Everton players and manager on their performance today.

Monday’s Toffee Bites

The young guys can't even get a win now. It's contagious.

Everton shirt sponsors forced to delete tweet 'celebrating' Arsenal - Mirror Online
The person behind the Twitter account at SportPesa might be getting a dressing down on Monday morning after being a little too quick with their fingers.

Koeman on the brink after Gunners claim much-needed away win - The Telegraph
If this was the end for Ronald Koeman it came not with a bang but with the most pitiful of whimpers.

Fan who tried to hit Lyon player blames EFC for allowing incident - The Independent
The man seen holding a child while trying to hit a Lyon player during Everton’s 2-1 Europa League defeat this week has said that he is “ashamed” of his actions, but blamed the Premier League club for not taking the right security measures to prevent him from reaching the pitch.

This Ballboy Trolled Everybody Watching Everton vs Arsenal - SPORTbible
You might not have spotted this one.

What and How to Watch

La Liga: Real Sociedad vs Espanyol, 2 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Deportivo La Coruna vs Girona, 3 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Women’s Friendly: France vs Ghana, 3 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
NFL: Redskins at Patriots, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
NBA: Raptors at Spurs, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBA TV
NHL: Kings at Maple Leafs, 7 p.m. ET
Sharks at Rangers, 7 p.m. ET

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