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Here’s Greg O’Keeffe’s talking point from yesterday’s game.
And there was only one topic to talk about, wasn’t there?
The elephant in the room, or rather, the man between the sticks for Everton.
Greg writes: “Managers are rarely inclined to single out individuals responsible for game-changing errors.
“It’s an unspoken rule that you don’t put the boot in publicly when a player is already hurting.
“Roberto Martinez, who would try and find a positive in any catastrophe, is a prominent advocate of such diplomacy.
“The post mortem of why Leicester City came and nearly took all three points at Goodison on Sunday, will remain behind closed doors at Finch Farm.
“But it doesn’t take a Uefa A licence or blistering insight into the game to presume that the inquiry will start with a worryingly familiar theme – Tim Howard.”
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THE bigger the night out in Europe the worse the Sunday hangover becomes.
After toasting a brilliant performance in Berne on Thursday night, Evertonians were left with a ringing headache following a stomach churning display against Leicester City.
Usually a last-gasp equaliser would be met with celebration and euphoria but not at Goodison Park as Matthew Upson’s own goal simply acted as a form of damage limitation.
Those are the words of Phil Kirkbride after Everton could only manage a 2-2 draw with Leicester at Goodison Park – click here to read more.
Darron Gibson spoke to Phil Kirkbride immediately after yesterday’s game and the Irishman said that he was frustrated the Toffees were unable to finish Leicester off after taking a second half lead.
Darron Gibson in action against Leicester
“It was disappointing,” Gibson said.
“Going 1-0 up, we’ve got enough experience in the dressing room to know how to hold onto leads like that.
“Unfortunately, it didn’t happen. But after going in front and then going behind we did well to get level.
“They’re scrapping for their lives at the bottom of the table and we knew it was going to be tough to break them down and it was going to be tough to play against five at the back and four in the middle.”
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Good morning and welcome to the Liverpool FC liveblog. I’m Joe Rimmer and I’m up bright (and it is starting to go bright again) and early to bring you all the very best reaction to Everton’s disappointing 2-2 draw with Leicester City at Goodison yesterday.
Indeed, Roberto Martinez’s men suffered another Euro hangover and were indebted to Matthew Upson’s late own-goal to gain a point from the Premier League’s bottom side. We will pick the bones of that today.
I’ll be back in a moment with our top stories, so stand by for that.