We take an in-depth look at the statistics to come out of Saturday’s loss to Everton…
Everton had 13 shots, seven of which were on target.
Of our 15 efforts, four were on target, and 11 attempted in the second half.
In the period between Mateo Kovacic’s goal and Everton’s third, we had seven shots of which just one was on target.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored with two of his game-high six attempts. Mason Mount registered three for us.
We had a 70 per cent share of possession.
We completed 505 of our 594 passes, equating to an 85 per cent completion rate. Kurt Zouma and Andreas Christensen were our most accurate passes (93 per cent).
N’Golo Kante made three key passes, a joint-high figure with Everton’s Djibril Sidibe. Cesar Azpilicueta and Kovacic recorded two each.
The Croatian and Willian completed a game-high six dribbles apiece. Christian Pulisic was next with four.
When it came to aerial duels, the teams could not be split, each winning 26 of the 52 contested. The most dominant player in that department was Calvert-Lewin, who won 11. Andreas Christensen and Michael Keane came out on top in nine each.
Everton won 37 tackles (out of 60 attempted), the most any Premier League team has made since the start of the 2016/17 season. The full-backs Sidibe and Lucas Digne made seven successful challenges each.
For us, Kovacic and Kante won three tackles each.
We were dispossessed on 24 occasions, compared to Everton’s nine.
Zouma’s eight clearances was bettered only by Keane, who made nine.
In the rankings of interceptions, Azpilicueta was second with three. Sidibe made four.