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Tactical Analysis

Aston Villa Tactical Analysis: No Grealish No Party against Everton?

Disappointing summer transfers ready to explode?

Tactical Recap: How Everton broke down defensive Burnley

Mid-game changes and frantic spells needed in order to beat the Clarets

Burnley Tactical Analysis: How Everton can break down stubborn Clarets

Does the key to unlock a Burnley defence come in the shape of a small Colombian?

How Rafa Benitez can adapt his system to accommodate Everton superstar

Will one of the most technically gifted players to ever play for the Blues be warming the bench?

Everton at Brighton: Tactical Review | The complete away performance

Looking back at the win at the Seagulls and every thing the Blues did right

Everton at Brighton: Tactical Preview | Countering Potter’s passing regimen

How can the Blues beat Potter’s well-organized Seagulls this weekend?

ANALYSIS: Are Everton better without the ball than with it?

Monday’s win over Southampton was another earned with a smaller share of possession. The Blues’ best bet appears to be trusting their instincts and not over-thinking their next move

Reviewing Carlo Ancelotti’s history with rotating goalkeepers

How often has the Italian rotated his men between the sticks at his former clubs?

ANALYSIS: Digne injury a debilitating blow to potent Everton attack

Analyzing all of Everton’s goals against Fulham shows some interesting tactical nuances

How will Carlo Ancelotti line up his new Everton trio?

With Rodriguez, Doucoure, and Allan joining, how will Everton look on the pitch?

Indifferent tactical plan doomed Everton against Chelsea

Shades of the Liverpool fiasco reappeared at Stamford Bridge

Everton tactics largely unchanged in Arsenal loss

And Carlo couldn’t have done much more to give his team a chance at a big win

ANALYSIS: Taking stock of Ancelotti’s tactics eight matches in

His 4-4-2 could be the way forward for Everton

Tactical Analysis: Feel-good Everton win masks the same old tactical issues

Carlo Ancelotti got a win, but he doesn’t appear any closer to helping Everton reach its full potential

Tactical Analysis: Wingers, full-backs combine for much-needed Everton victory

Bernard and Theo Walcott in particular shone against Brighton

Tactical Analysis: Ancelotti’s first Everton mistake prevented a historic Anfield victory

The veteran manager’s first mistake at Everton was an enormous one

Tactical Analysis: Ancelotti’s creativity helped Everton to defeat Burnley

The new manager found a way to get his best players on the pitch together

Dominic Calvert-Lewin holds the key to Everton’s holiday-period success

The striker’s numbers are better than you think

ANALYSIS: Big Dunc keeps it simple in debut win over Chelsea

Everton’s biggest change was in mentality, but Ferguson got his tactics right too

Everton, Marco Silva, and the inevitable breakup | No tactical analysis necessary

The Toffees’ managerial situation is like the high school relationship you don’t tell your friends about

18 months in, it still feels like Marco Silva is making it up as he goes along

Tactics? Personnel? Broken clocks, blind squirrels and all that.

Cenk Tosun is the answer to the Everton striker question, sometimes

Patience has been a virtue for the Turkish striker

Tactical Analysis: Something new, plenty old in Everton draw against Spurs

Marco Silva made one significant tactical tweak that wasn’t enough to get the Toffees all three points

Tactical Analysis: Victory over West Ham doesn’t fix what ails Everton

The win takes some pressure off Marco Silva, but it doesn’t prove he’s come up with any new answers

ANALYSIS: Gylfi Sigurdsson doesn’t fit Everton and never really has

Whether in his favoured number ten role or pigeonholed out wide, the Icelander’s and Everton’s respective styles of play have often felt like two incompatible components

Why Tom Davies does not get minutes for Everton

The midfielder has not progressed (much) since breaking through to the first team squad

TACTICAL ANALYSIS: New week, same problems for Everton and Marco Silva

The whole charade is getting quite tiring

ANALYSIS: Early observations of Alex Iwobi’s fit with Everton

Taking an in-depth look at how Marco Silva is using him at the Blues

Everton vs Man City Tactical Analysis: Tightly-contested loss changes nothing

The match against the defending champions went exactly according to the Marco Silva script

Everton vs Sheffield United: Tactical Analysis | Same woes again

Marco Silva remains exactly who he was last week...and every week before that.

Everton Tactical Analysis: Silvaball shortcomings, problems more tactical than mental

New season, (slightly) new personnel, same problems

Everton v. Wolves: Tactical Analysis

Marco Silva got the most out of Richarlison, Gylfi Sigurdsson, and Alex Iwobi


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