- Toffees have 71 percent possession
- Richarlison very lively for hosts
- Sigurdsson scores again
Marco Silva‘s Everton only found one goal, but controlled the game, as the Toffees topped Cardiff City 1-0 on Saturday at Goodison Park.
The Toffees now sit sixth after Gylfi Sigurdsson‘s winner, five points back of the Top Four. Cardiff is 18th with eight points.
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The hosts were the better threat to score during a first half which was mostly tame, with Richarlison nodding a Sigurdsson free kick to Cardiff keeper Neil Etheridge.
Sigurdsson’s outstanding season continued when he put the Toffees on the board. The Icelandic midfielder was in fine position to slot a rebound home when Etheridge pushed away a Theo Walcott effort set up by Richarlison.
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Gylfi Sigurdsson in the Premier League for Everton:
2017/18: 27 games; 4 goals, 3 assists
2018/19: 13 games; 6 goals, 2 assists
Already bettering last season’s contribution.
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) November 24, 2018
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