Everton player ratings against West Ham: Who impressed as Lukaku saves Martinez?

Here are our player ratings for Everton from the 1-1 draw against West Ham.

Everton and West Ham United battled to a 1-1 draw in the FA Cup last night, which leaves both teams staring at a replay and another fixture in an already busy schedule. Romelu Lukaku scored Everton’s only goal.

Here are our player ratings for the game.

Robles – 6

Did a decent job and made good saves when he was called upon under pressure.

Coleman – 6

Wasn’t able to get forward as effectively as he has done in big games, but did a decent job defensively.

Jagielka – 6

Looked nervous at times and couldn’t find options when looking to move the ball forward.

Distin – 5

Didn’t look fit and was at fault for West Ham’s goal.

Oviedo – 6

Much like Coleman, he tried to get forward but couldn’t because it would have threatened the side’s defensive stability.

Barry – 7

Did a positive basic job in front of the back four. There were signs that he’s slowly getting back to his best.

Besic – 8

The best player on the pitch for the home side. He grabbed the midfield by the scruff of the neck and tried to make things happen.

Naismith – 7

Won’t be happy with his performance but he worked his socks off and deserves praise for that.

Barkley – 6

He’s not suited to a wider role and it showed. Looked far more dangerous when he drifted in to play through the middle.

Mirallas – 6

Popped up in a variety of positions trying to have an impact on the game.

Lukaku – 7

Worked hard and kept his composure for his goal at a vital late moment in the match.


Eto’o – 5

Struggled to get into the game and picked up a needless booking.

Stones – N/A

McGeady – N/A

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