Everton 1-0 West Ham: Final | First league win finally!
Fulltime Thoughts – Everton did just enough today to get the win in another team effort, with the defence holding strong to get the second clean sheet in a row.
90+6’ – Final whistle!! Everton win their first game of the league season!
90+4’ – McNeil booked for catching Coufal late. Gueye fouled by Scamacca now and the Everton players are all in his face. Looked like a shoulder barge into the back of Gana and the forward is booked too.
90+3′ – Plunging shot from Bowen and Begovic spills it the bar. The corner causes more frenzy as Tarky wins two headers in the case and they can somewhat clear before the cross is gathered by Begovic
88’- Another Hammers chance! Long ball over the backline and Coady misses the flight, Patterson does just enough to dissuade Cornet and his shot is wide with Begovic stranded.
The Blues last change will be Rondon coming on for Maupay who gets a big round of applause from the crowd.
87’ – Iwobi shoots from distance, no chance of a goal there, but hey, it’s always worth a shot.
83’ – Everton have switched to a 4-5-1 now with Iwobi going out wide on the left.
The Blues lose the ball in the center and Rice finds Cornet in space on the left, shoot his shot goalwards and Begovic puts something aside for a corner. Benrahma’s corner is horrendous and additional time can tick off the clock.
80’ – Onana was hobbling after making a sliding interception a few minutes ago, and is down now. Doucoure is ready to come on, but it will be for Gray who has run very, very well today.
76’- Lampard’s first change is to bring on Dwight McNeil for Gordon who has run his heart out today.
Gray with a great run into the box, goes down, wants a penalty but Oliver says nothing, the ball rolls to Iwobi and he tries to curl a shot top corner, goes just over. That was no foul there from Kehrer, good tackle. Gray stays down and is taking in an energy gel now as his hamstring is getting looked at.
74′ – Golly!! A free pass from Tarky to Gueye who allows the ball to run and Mallets promptly design an opportunity as Benrahma twists a shot around Begovic who is frozen in place, and back off within the far post. Gracious goodness.
70’ – Seventieth minute round of applause for the Queen’s seventy year reign, with a West Ham corner that Everton clear. Strike Scamacca has come on for the Hammers, with Antonio now off.
68’ – Gordon blocks another cross, corner. Cresswell to take, Soucek gets his head to it and it skims across the goal and somehow ref Oliver deems that another corner that the Blues can clear.
however, 64′ – Two delectable crosses into the crate, from Gordon and afterward from Dim, simply too far off to a blue shirt. The game has truly opened up now, and there will be more opportunities for the Blues on the counter as the Mallets search for an adjuster.
60’ – Tarkowski cuts out the ball from a Bowen shot and Everton can come away, but do little with it.
Moyes makes the first move, Cornet and Benrahma come on for Paqueta and Fornals. Cornet immediately wins a foul and a booking for Gordon as he tries to get away.
58’ – The game has come alive now, and West Ham have a corner that Everton clear. Tarky is down in the box though, hopefully this is not a problem.
55’ – Antonio gets his head to a cross but not enough on it, Begovic takes.
Presently Dark’s prodding get through the case yet no blue shirts close to it. Maupay shot hindered, a corner on the left for the Blues.
53’ – MAUPAY!! HIS FIRST EVER EVERTON GOAL!!
Gets the ball on the edge of the box from Iwobi, turns smartly and fires his dipping shot past a despairing Fabianski.
50’ – Everton’s first shot on goal is Iwobi finding Gray on the left, and he cuts in and shoots, Fabianski collects.
47’ – Gordon finds Myko, his cross is cut out for a corner by Zouma. Myko poor corner, cleared for another one. Gray will take it now, over Onana and cleared.
Good passing movement from the Hammers, ball comes to Bowen in the box and his volley is over. Whew.
46’- The same 22 players we started with are still on the pitch.
Halftime Considerations – Everton doing adequately enough with and without the ball, yet need to improve in the going after third to make additional scoring possibilities.
45+1’ – It’ll be just the minute or so added on here, and there’s the halftime whistle, 0-0 at Goodison Park.
43’ – Patterson giveaway allows West Ham to break, but Tarky comes sliding across to clear the danger.
Now Gana blocks a cross from a corner, that Everton partly clear, West Ham keep their big guys up, and Zouma eventually gets a head to a ball that Begovic can take.
41’ – Gordon barged over by Coufal on the left, freekick. Gray inswinger incoming, delightfully through the six-yard box but just a touch high and no one can connect.
Gordon following back to forestall a counter, and afterward wins a throw in off Fornals with a strong tackle, the fans are exceptionally satisfied.
39’ – Maupay wins a corner on the right. A bit of head tennis in the box before Fabianski collects as the rain starts up again.
35’ – Both sides have been much better at winning the ball back than they have of holding on to it.
31’ – Half an hour gone and no clear cut chances for the Blues as yet. 52% possession for Everton. They’re definitely getting some crosses into the box but it’s always been a Hammers head to it first.
28′ – Patterson cross is removed and Sledges can break, Coady reserved for cutting down Antonio as he was splitting away from him at the half line.
Now Myko lucky to not get booked as he tugs Paqueta back. That was naughty. Coufal’s freekick was poor.
27’ – Myko cuts out a Coufal cross, another corner. Paqueta gets a head to it, straight at Begovic who collects.
25′ – Coady with another magnificently planned stop, this time off Antonio. Again the Blues get an opportunity to counter however are losing the ball too effectively with the cross-field passes.
20′ – Sledges corner to their left side, Cresswell to take, Onana clears for another. Off an Everton head, one more corner on the opposite side at this point. Halfway cleared by Begovic, Cresswell shot obstructed by Gana, one more corner on the left.
Coady leeway finds a streaking Dark, he beats two or three men before it’s cleared for a toss in.
18′ – West Ham counter at pace and with Tarkowski pulled out of position, Coady makes an incredible interference to forestall a perilous opportunity. The guests have had some a greater amount of the ball in the beyond a couple of moments minutes.
14’ – Gana catches Bowen as he finds Fornals, referee Michael Oliver playing the advantage there.
12’ – Everton’s press is giving the Hammers fits and they lose the ball again, and Gueye is fouled by Paqueta, the Brazilian is getting frustrated.
9’ – Gray ekes out some space and his cross at the top of the six-yard box is begging for a touch.
Now Gordon wins a corner on the right, cleared away but Gray is fouled by Paqueta and it’s a freekick on the right, very deep. Gray to take, over the wall, Onana meets it but is on his way down when he makes contact and the header is over.
7′ – Soucek with a giveaway to Maupay and he finds Iwobi making a run into the case, however Fabianski exceptionally speedy off the line to deflect the risk.
Presently Mykolenko beaten by Bowen to the touchline and commander for the day Coady removes the cross and the ball goes only wide of the post, golly! The corner is cleaned up.
6′ – Everton passing the ball around well from the beginning. A ton of sideways development as they test the Sledges safeguard.
3′ – several free contacts for Patterson have given the guests the ball in the Everton half and they have a corner now that Dark clears well.
1′ – In progress as West Ham start off.
A minute’s silence to commemorate the passing of the Queen is mostly well-marked apart from a couple of miscreants in there who were quickly shouted down.
No Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the squad, but the midfield we’ve all dreamed of is happening with Idrissa Gueye, Amadou Onana and Alex Iwobi. They’ll be going up against Declan Rice and Thomas Soucek, with new signing Lucas Paqueta getting his first start for the Hammers.
Everton take on today West Ham actually searching for their most memorable success of the time at the seventh season of inquiring. Blunt Lampard’s side haven’t been through and through terrible in an excessive number of the games this season, yet have either battled to hold leads or, more than likely had the option to pull level however not shown sufficient quality before objective to get an outcome.
Be that as it may, with Neal Maupay getting comfortable and presently Dominic Calvert-Lewin near a return, the Blues have a genuine chance to begin preparing a few objectives yet will face a West Ham Joined hurting from an unfortunate beginning to the actual season.
David Moyes’ side have been dreary in the actual association, however they have figured out how to keep their Europa Gathering Association crusade on target up to this point.