Danny Gabbidon slams Allardyce's tactics v Everton on Twitter

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The former defender and pundit believes Sunderland were set up all wrong against Everton.

Former defender and current pundit Danny Gabbidon has criticised Sam Allardyce's tactics against Everton on Twitter.

Indeed, Gabbidon accused the Sunderland boss of thinking he's Pep Guardiola just because he's won a game.

The Black Cats started with a back three against the Toffees but quickly found themselves 2-0 down and Allardyce has been criticised for his tactical set up.

Gabbidon took to Twitter while Everton were 2-0 up:

Allardyce's ego, of course, is something that could get in the way of success at Sunderland. Big Sam still believes he should have been named England boss once and his recent vow to keep things simple is something his tactical setup against Everton seems to have ignored.

That said, Gabbidon is perhaps being harsh, while Sunderland may well have found themselves conceding multiple goals at Goodison Park, anyway. The defence Allardyce has inherited can't necessarily be blamed on him.

Next up for Sunderland is a home clash against Southampton, where Big Sam will surely revert to a back four. Everton, meanwhile, travel to Allardyce's old club West Ham United for their next Premier League clash.

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