Everton player ratings as unlikely star and Anthony Gordon cannot save Wolves shambles – Liverpool Echo

Jordan Pickford – 7

Made a couple of great saves to keep the score at 0-0 early in the game and could do nothing about the goals his side would later go on to concede. Another strong display which didn’t deserve to be beaten.

Seamus Coleman – 3

Gave the ball away far too many times over the course of the 90 minutes but it was especially apparent in the first half, although he was far from the only Everton player guilty of that.

Michael Keane – 3

Didn’t look comfortable at all throughout the game with a few misplaced passes and slack positioning for a number of Wolves attacks. His confidence looks shot at the minute and it is affecting his performances.

Mason Holgate – 3

Didn’t look much better than his centre-back partner on his return to the side, especially when making a rash challenge in the second half which was inches away from giving the hosts a penalty after needlessly sliding in.

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Ben Godfrey – 3

Gave away a horrendous back-pass to allow Wolves in to score their second goal of the evening, which he was clearly gutted about. He’s still not back up to his levels from last season by any stretch.

Jean-Philippe Gbamin – 3

Looked well off the pace in the opening stages and couldn’t get near the Wolves midfield. Couldn’t make an impact at all on his return and was eventually replaced at half time.

Allan – 5

Struggled to get to grips with the game in the first half but was admittedly much improved in the second period, looking like he was enjoying his role further up the pitch much more.

Andros Townsend – 6

Hardly had a kick in the first half but really came to life in the second period when asked to come inside and make up a midfield three. He’s so important to this Everton team ticking.

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Demarai Gray – 5

Snatched at Everton’s only real opportunity of the first half which he will have been disappointed with but came to life a bit more in the second period with a few more chances at goal.

Alex Iwobi – 6

Was another who significantly improved after the break, but perhaps not to the level of others despite taking his goal really well to drag his side back into the game. That strike earns an extra point.

Richarlison – 5

Put in a lot of effort in chasing down defenders at every opportunity but he hardly had a sniff in front of goal to reward him for that. His link-up play in the second half was decent.


Fabian Delph – 7

His introduction changed the flow of the game. Constantly looking for possession from his teammates, taking responsibility and playing neat and tidy football. Simple, but effective.

Anthony Gordon – 7

Almost scored a fantastic header at the near post from a corner and put his heart and soul into his almost-20 minutes on the pitch.

Salomon Rondon – N/A

Didn’t have a chance to change anything.