Leighton Baines believes Everton showed they found an answer to Manchester United's gameplan by stifling Louis van Gaal's attack in Sunday's 3-0 win.
United recorded emphatic victories over Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City in recent weeks after Van Gaal switched to a 4-1-4-1 formation.
But while United had 65 percent of possession at Goodison Park, they failed to score for the second successive game -- and left-back Baines thought Everton's planning paid off.
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"I think it worked very...
A well-executed change of tact helped Everton to an impressive 3-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday, a third successive win in this fixture and this season's first win against team in the top six.
Instead of possession without a purpose, so often the trait hampering this Everton side and the very problem hindering Sunday's visitors, the Blues carried out a near-perfect display on how to control a match without monopolising the ball.
Content to let the red shirts meander in front of them,...