Everton v Leicester match report

Taking a look at line-ups, goals, assists, clean sheets and anything else we could highlight that could have implications for FPL managers. We cover the Everton v Leicester match report. Covering eye test and key moments through-out the match with the help of the Fantasy Football Scout members area.

Overviewing the Everton v Leicester match can be helpful in identifying key moments in the match. This can then give FPL managers a good insight into which players and teams looked good, key injuries, fitness and even more to help us make decisions in FPL.

Line-ups – Everton

Midfielder Anthony Gordon (£5.4m) fails to start the match after returning in just two of his last 10 matches. Striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s (£7.9m) continues to cement his place in the team after returning from his injury.

Leicester

Belgian defender Timothy Castagne (£4.6m) will be hoping to return to his great FPL run. Castagne hit five consecutive returns in a row between Gameweek 9 and Gameweek 13. Midfielder James Maddison (£8.2m) could be looking to impress with the World Cup coming up.

Key moments

  • Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi (£5.6m) was fed a fantastic short pass by striker Calvert-Lewin. It was a great chance to score but the shot was hit wide.
  • After a pass back from inside the opponent’s box by midfielder James Maddison (£8.2m), fellow midfielder Youri Tielemans (£6.3m) struck a looping half volley past Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (£4.5m) to put the visitors 1-0 up.
  • Calvert-Lewin was substituted off around the 60th minute and was replaced by fellow forward Neal Maupay (£6.1m).
  • Leicester forward Patson Daka (£7.5m) was substituted off around the 70th minute and replaced by fellow forward Jamie Vardy ((£9.1m).
  • Maddison squared the ball to teammate and fellow midfielder Harvey Barnes (£6.9m) who took it round the keeper to score. 2-0 to Leicester.
  • The game ended 2-0 to Leicester.

Stand-out FPL performances

  • Maddison hit the joint biggest return. The midfielder picked up 11 points which consisted of two assists and two bonus points.
  • Midfielder Tielemans matched his teammate. He finished the match with 11 points after his goal and three bonus.
  • Barnes collected eight points for his goal scored.

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