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Tactical Analysis

Everton vs Aston Villa: Tactical Review | Hard work no substitute for creativity

Sometimes workrate simply isn’t enough, especially at this level

Everton vs Aston Villa: Tactical Preview | Pressing the defence

How can Big Dunc get the better of a familiar Merseyside foe?

Everton at Norwich City: Tactical Review | Set up to fail by Benitez

60% possession and 0.80 xG - something isn’t right

Everton at Norwich City: Tactical Preview | Utilising the in-form wide men

Will Benitez get more adventurous against the league’s bottom team?

Everton at Hull City: Tactical Review | Long ball and negativity

We got the job done but cracks are still showing in Everton’s poor defensive structure.

Everton vs Brighton: Tactical Review | Overloaded midfield and sloppy defending

The narrow Seagulls midfield was too much to handle for the hosts middle pairing

Everton vs Brighton: Tactical Preview | Undoing the draw specialists

Can we get a result against Graham Potter’s stalemate experts?

Everton at Chelsea: Tactical Review | Youngsters The Key

Anthony Gordon and Jarrad Branthwaite stand out as Toffees grab a point on the road

Everton at Chelsea: Tactical Preview | Press high and stop James

There’s two things the Toffees must do to get something out of this clash

Everton at Crystal Palace: Tactical Review | Rafa gets it wrong again

When you only get your best player the ball a handful of times, what do you expect to happen?

Everton 2-1 Arsenal: Tactical Analysis | The Complete Centre Forward’s Performance

Richarlison should have had a hat-trick on a perfect day for the Brazilian

Everton vs Arsenal: Tactical Preview | Wide men the danger, and the return of Mina?

Saka and Smith Rowe. The young English talents but how will they hurt Everton?

Everton at Brentford: Tactical Review | Stubborn Rafa makes one substitution

Chasing the game and just one sub made. Is the writing on the wall for Rafa?

Everton at Manchester City: Tactical Review | Sloppy Blues deservedly beaten

Cancelo and Rodri inevitably the main threats as Everton roll over to the Premier League champions

Everton at Manchester City: Tactical Preview | Stopping Cancelo the key

The Portuguese fullback is at the top of his game, but Palace showed City can be beaten

Everton at Wolves: Tactical Review | Two-man midfield once again Rafa’ downfall

Three defeats in a row now, where does it keep going wrong?

Everton at Wolves: Tactical Preview | Is Traore really the danger man?

Zero goal involvements but one of the most effective players in the league. How is this possible?

Everton’s Watford Tactical Preview - False 9 could be the key

Nullifying the Ismaila Sarr threat and who replaces Abdoulaye Doucoure?

What options does Benitez have to replace Doucoure - analyzing players and formations

Frenchman’s absence likely to hit the Blues hard

West Ham Tactical Review - Where did Everton go wrong?

Lethargic performances all round cost us

Everton’s West Ham Tactical Preview - Stopping Antonio will be crucial

Can we stop Michail Antonio and which player would be perfect to play against him?

A Tactical Comparison - Carlo Ancelotti and Rafa Benitez at Everton

Two different managers with two different styles

Everton’s Manchester United Tactical Preview: Stopping the penalty box assassin

Could the return of JP Gbamin be the key?

Norwich Tactical Review: Everton Solid and Assured

Everton bounce back with an defensively sound performance.

Norwich Tactical Analysis: Everton should unleash the youngster

Is a young fringe player the answer?

QPR Tactical Review: Everton dominated and defeated

Championship against Premier League. Which one was which?

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?