For 45 minutes, it went swimmingly. The tactical tweaks so effective in the previous meeting worked like a charm once more to hand Everton a 2-0 lead over Arsenal. Then the second half happened.
Though the 2-2 result and wildly contrasting halves of football echoed the draw at Leicester, this was worse. The stronger first half and surrender of a two-goal advantage made sure of that.
- Three Points: Everton 2-2 Arsenal
It is the first of those points that hurts the most; the strength of the firs...