Everton
No. Name
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
64' 18  Wayne Rooney
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
12 Li Tie
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
59' 16  Thomas Gravesen
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Tomasz Radzinski  83' 90'+3'
Goals 2
  • Shots 7
  • 6 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
59' 9  Kevin Campbell
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 21
    • David Prutton Yellow Card
  • 33
    • James Beattie Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 59
    • On: Thomas Gravesen | Off: Li Tie
  • 59
    • On: Kevin Campbell | Off: Brian McBride
  • 61
    • On: Jo Tessem | Off: Brett Ormerod
  • 64
    • On: Wayne Rooney | Off: Gary Naysmith
  • 70
    • On: Jason Dodd | Off: Fabrice Fernandes
  • 83
    • Tomasz Radzinski Goal
  • 88
    • On: Kevin Davies | Off: Anders Svensson
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
  • 90+3
    • Tomasz Radzinski Goal
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Match Commentary

90' A wonderful final effort from man-of-the-match Radzinski. The full-time whistle goes - agony for Saints but they have been pummelled throughout the second half and, in truth, Everton deserve the points.
90' Last chance for Everton as Gravesen forces his way through the Saints midfield. The Dane lays it off to Radzinski who thunders an unstoppable drive past Niemi at the near post. A stunning winner
90' Prutton plays it short, looking to hold it the corner and winning a throw. Beattie gets it with his back to goal, but only pops it into the hands of Wright
90' Davies gets a first touch, finding Prutton for a hopeful strike. Blocked for a corner
90' Three minutes to be added for stoppages. Weir goes down in the box looking for a penalty. Saints are furious - but no caution for a blatant dive by the centre-half
89' Superb control from Rooney in midfield. The now trademark acceleration and dribble draws around six defenders and the youngster eventually gets forced out of it
89' Gemmill pulls at Prutton's shirt as the midfielder looks to break free
88' Watson heads the corner wide. On comes Kevin Davies to replace Anders Svensson
87' Gravesen skips past Prutton to cross. Two ricochets and Dodd's last-ditch block denies Rooney at the far post
86' Higginbotham hoofs away - that's all Saints can do at the moment
84' Enough time for a winner? The home fans sense it. Rooney causes more havoc, twisting to hit left-footed but Dodd does just enough to force a mis-hit
83' Finally the resistance crumbles as Dodd stands off Rooney, who sends in a perfect cross for Radzinski to head into the bottom corner from eight yards. 1-1!
82' Corner drops for Rooney, who hammers a fierce volley from six-yards to produce an unbelievable point-blank save from Niemi
81' Now Rooney twists to hit left-footed. Saints block as Campbell crashes down. But only a corner given...
80' Everton almost caught - but they press again. Watson gets to the byeline but rolls his low cross directly at the keeper.
79' Saints conjure a chance for Oakley, who hammers from 23 yards. Strong-handed save from Wright and Beattie is ruled offside at the follow-up
78' Another long hit from Gravesen - this time with his stronger right foot but straight at Niemi
77' Offside against Beattie as Dodd hits long from the right. Campbell's presences forces a throw at the other end
76' Rooney crosses from the right but Niemi is up to claim
76' Niemi takes an eternity over a goalkick. Increasing anxiety in the crowd as we head into the last 15 minutes
73' Gravesen swipes an ambitious and unnecessary left-footer. Respite for the visitors as the ball sails wide
72' Everton pile on the pressure. Campbell finds Radzinski on the right, but the Canadian's cross is too close to keeper Niemi
71' Dodd immediately into action, conceding a corner. Niemi fists clear
70' Pistone comes inside to hit left-footed from 25 yards - curling just beyond the far post. Veteran Jason Dodd replaces Fernades as Strachan looks to shore up the right side
68' A rare threat from Saints, but Gravesen cuts out Oakley's ball towards Fernandes
67' Undeterred, the wonderkid latches onto Stubbs' ball over the top, cutting inside to hammer right-footed, but straight at Niemi
66' Saints under all sorts of pressure. Radzinski finds Rooney, who - uncharacteristically - fails to control
65' Three strikers now for the Toffees. Watson's quick throw finds Campbell. A delicate ball for Radzinski who blasts right-footed off the outside of Niemi's left post.
64' Radzinski makes yet another raid - left flank this time - but his cross is too strong. Here comes Roonaldo, replacing Naysmith as Everton press for the equaliser
63' Gemmill chips ahead for Campbell who forces his way past Lundekvam but lofts his shot just over the bar with Niemi well-positioned
62' Yet another Radzinski surge down the right. A low cross is just beyond Naysmith and Higginbotham has to clear
62' And immediately fouls Weir. Everton break through Radzinski but Oakley is there to intercept in the box
61' Tessem replaces the luckless Ormerod for Saints
59' Meanwhile, Higginbotham has to head behind. Stubbs powers in for the corner and Niemi, off balance, has to palm over. Now Watson is penalised
59' Double change from the Toffees as Campbell replaces Weir up front with Gravesen on for Li Tie
58' Saints force a corner though, cleared off the line by Weir.
57' Fernandes surges down the left. A perfect cross for Beattie to hammer a fierce volley that Wright does well to block
56' Anothger Radzinski cross. McBride flies in at the near post but Lundekvam blocks superbly. Stubbs is up for the corner, but heading straight down
55' A bit of daylight for Saints as Anders Svensson looks for Beattie up ahead, but Wright is out to gather
54' Saints clear but Everton are pressing furiously. Watson takes aim, but on his weaker left foot and Lundekvam can scramble clear
52' Another break from Radzinski - this time from the right. The ball flies across the box for Naysmith to force a brilliant one-handed save from Niemi, tipping it over the bar for a corner
51' Michael Svensson lets Radzinski clean through after Naysmith's long clearance. But the Canadian's shoot is awful. Niemi takes
50' Beattie's touch almost releases Ormerod, who is furious not to be given a freekick for Weir's desperate challenge
49' Exactly the start David Moyes would have demanded from his men but the visitors are weathering the storm for now
48' Radzinski finds space to cross again. Off Telfer and Niemi has to be alert to gather at the near post. Now McBride takes aim and the Finnish keeper saves low to his right
47' It drops for Watson to strike at the far post but Saints scramble it behind again. Niemi half clears before Radzinski heads weakly back at him
46' Radzinski's cross strikes Telfer's left arm. Howls for a penalty but instead it's a corner
46' Watson loses out to Higginbotham on the Everton right
46' No changes to either side as Saints restart
45' 45 minutes rather summed up by Beattie's scruffy goal but Saints will be more than happy, having then dominated a jittery home side
45' Half-time whistle goes.
45' Oakley looks for Beattie, but - typically for this half - the pass is wayward.
45' Two minutes to be added for stoppages in the opening period
45' Saints break but a weak strike from Ormerod
44' Radzinski crashes to the floor under Higginbotham's challenge as he shapes to shoot after McBride's ball across the box. But play waved on
43' Everton break, Radzinski finding room to shoot from the inside right, but easy for Niemi, who falls on the ball low to his right
43' Fernandes looks for Oakley to take aim - but a total mis-hit
42' Beattie drops deep to build the next Saints move. Ormerod shifts it to Anders Svensson, who is forced wide but wins a corner.
41' Everton hit long but Lundekvam rises above McBride.
40' Unsworth heads down in the Saints box. Gemmill takes aim but skies the ball over the top. The Scot wants a corner, but again nothing given by referee Elleray
39' Anders Svensson bursts through an empty Everton midfield. Danger - but the Swede slices his right-footed shot a little and Wright watches it drift wide
38' Now the Everton keeper slices horribly. Ormerod's onto it but Stubbs crashes in just outside the area. Incredibly, no freekick
37' Saints brought to life by that goal,sensing the uncertainty in Everton's ranks. Wright has to be alert for Ormerod's deflected cross
37' Now Prutton surges down the Saints left, but a poor cross
36' Beattie's almost onto another chance but Wright is out quickly
34' Out of nothing that goal - but Everton's defence was asleep. Wright got a hand to Beattie's strike but it wasn't enough
33' Fernandes lofts one over the top for Beattie. Weir steps up but Pistone plays the England striker onside and he jabs it past the onrushing Wright for the opener. 1-0 Southampton!
31' Li Tie is wasteful with a quick freekick intended for Gemmill after Lundekvam's foul
30' Now Michael Svensson heads behind after Naysmith's cross. Telfer heads the corner half clear, but McBride is caught offside as Saints push away from goal
29' Niemi collects as Lundekvam and Michael Svensson allow Wright's clearance to drop
27' Fernandes breaks free after robing Li Tie. Options left and right but Beattie and Ormerod are ponderous. Saints rebuild, Prutton winning a corner. Overhit by Fernandes
26' Naysmith hoofs away after Beattie runs out of support in the box
24' Unsworth's cross drops for Watson to strike - another great defender's block, this time Michael Svensson
23' Beattie has a crack from long range - but scuffed well wide. Cue the mocking cries of 'Rooney, Rooney'
22' Li robs Fernandes, not much control of possession from either side
22' Unsworth blasts into in the wall. Oakley in the way
21' Radzinski hares forward. Prutton puts a foot in right on the edge of the box. Freekick and a yellow card
20' Ormerod wins a corner off Weir after Fernandes' ball down the right. The Frenchman takes but Everton head clear
19' Anders Svensson's through ball puts Ormerod clear - but offside
17' Telfer crosses for Beattie, Weir gets to it first though. Saints build again but Prutton's flick is more of a volley which slams into Higginbotham's face
16' Gemmill thumps at goal after Pistone's long throw. Lundekvam again with the block
15' Watson seeing plenty of the ball - this time a flick-on that Lundekvam again has to hoof away under pressure from McBride
15' Lundekvam holds off McBride's challenge to win Saints a goalkick
14' Higginbotham heads away. Pistone takes aim - but embarrassingly off target. All the pressure with the home side though
13' Now Radzinski bursts clear on the right. He cuts it back for Gemmill - but just behind the midfielder and Fernandes has to concede another corner
12' Watson is up a again, shooting from the inside right and Higginbotham lunges to block. Corner kick - but Saints are up to head away
11' Referee Elleray blows a foul after a robust Michael Svensson challenge. Saints half clear the freekick but Watson spins to strike venomously. Blocked by a defender
10' Li Tie chips it to the far post but where Watson is up - but no control on the header. Goalkick
10' Michael Svensson climbs on McBride. Freekick to Everton 40 yards out
9' Oakley picks up but his ball for Fernandes is far too strong
8' First real touch for Beattie, winning a throw down the right
7' Lundekvam stabs clear as McBride bears down
6' Oakley strikes from range after Anders Svensson's knockdown - but the ball wouldn't sit down for him and Wright watches it sail high and wide
6' Offside against Radzinski as Wright clears. Saints pushing up
5' Radzinski surges down the left but Michael Svensson is strong in defence
5' Oakley picks up after Unsworth's back-heeler. Saints go long but it's straight to Wright.
3' Stubbs takes an eternity to clear under pressure from Ormerod - a few jitters among the home crowd but the former Celtic man looked cool enough
2' And now Anders Svensson almost latches onto Ormerod's prod through into the box. But Wright is out to collect
1' Wright gets a couple of early touches at the back, and Everton press down the right. Michael Svensson heads clear from Pistone's long throw
1' Saints' pre-match huddle causes a few jeers at Goodison, but Everton are soon able to kick off
- Saints are without Marsden, meaning a start for new signing Prutton. Higginbotham continues in the absence of England left-back Bridge
- McBride and Radzinski continue up front for the Toffees, who also retain Weir and Stubbs at centre-half with Yobo on the bench
- All the Saturday action from Goodison Park, kicking off at 12.30 GMT

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POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Chelsea 14 +21 34
2 Arsenal 14 +19 31
3 Liverpool 14 +17 30
4 Manchester City 14 +15 30
5 Tottenham Hotspur 14 +14 27
6 Manchester United 14 +3 21
7 West Bromwich Albion 14 +3 20
8 Everton 14 +1 20
9 Stoke City 14 -3 19
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 -3 18
11 Watford 14 -6 18
12 Southampton 14 -2 17
13 Middlesbrough 14 -2 15
14 Crystal Palace 14 -2 14
15 Burnley 14 -11 14
16 Leicester City 14 -7 13
17 West Ham United 14 -14 12
18 Sunderland 14 -10 11
19 Hull City 14 -18 11
20 Swansea City 14 -15 9

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