Not only is 2015 upon us, but we have reached the halfway stage of the Premier League. Every team has now played 19 of their 38 games, so what better time to assess the season so far?
Here’s how Everton FC’s league season has gone so far – in numbers.
7 – Everton have scored seven goals from outside the area – the highest in the league along with West Ham and Manchester United.
27 – Of the Blues’ 31 goals conceded, they have conceded 27 from inside the area, more than any other team.
9 – The number of set piece goals scored this season, just six short of the whole of last season.
49% – Only Chelsea are more accurate in front of goal, with the Blues putting nearly half of their shots on target.
8,404 – The number of successful passes made by Roberto Martinez’s side, giving them an 85% accuracy.
246 – Everton have suffered more fouls than any other side, and have also committed fewer (177).
210 – With just 210, the Blues are one of the least likely teams to make clearances, with only Chelsea beneath them (197).
21 – Everton have made 21 defensive errors – the joint-worst total alongside Liverpool – with 10 leading to goals, a league-high.
19th – The highest position an Everton player (Romelu Lukaku) makes in the list of shots per game.
33 – The number of chances created by Leighton Baines, the only Everton player in the top 50.
35 – Steven Naismith is one of the league’s most frequently-fouled players with 35 being committed against him so far this season.
50 – Just one Everton player features in the top 50 tacklers – Gareth Barry is 26th with 34.
15 – No team has had as many individual players make defensive errors than Everton this season with 15.
7 – Baines has made seven assists so far this season, already three more than he managed in the whole of last season.
500 – Arouna Kone’s goal against Newcastle made him the 500th goalscorer in the Blues’ history.