50 touches, 100% shooting accuracy: Everton’s Kevin Mirallas stars in Chelsea draw

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The two sides played out an entertaining 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Kevin Mirallas more than proved his worth to Everton as his side played out an entertaining 3-3 draw with champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The game looked set to be a bore draw after an uninspired first half, but a scintillating second period saw the first 45 minutes quickly forgotten.

An own goal from John Terry and a strike from Kevin Mirallas had given the Toffees a 2-0 lead before Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas drew the sides level.

Everton looked to have won it with a late goal from Ramiro Funes Mori, before John Terry scored a last-gasp and controversial equaliser to bag a point for his side.

Roberto Martinez will be disappointed his side have missed out on all three points again, but he will have been pleased by the display from Belgian Mirallas.

  MatchGoalsTotal Scoring AttOntarget Scoring AttTotal ContestTouchesUnsuccessful TouchPassing Accuracy
Kevin Mirallas Chelsea vs Everton 1 3 3 3 50 2 86%

As per the table provided by Opta Stats, Mirallas was very impressive in his 90 minute display as he showed why he should be in the Everton first team week in, week out.

The winger posted three shots in total, getting all three on target, with one of them ending in a goal for his side.

Elsewhere he posted three take-ons throughout the game, as well as a total of 50 touches, with just two of those proving to be unsuccessful.

He even enjoyed success with his passing, as he posted 37 throughout the game with 32 of those being successful passes, an impressive success rate of 86%.

An impressive display from Mirallas then, who will be hoping it has impressed his manager into allowing him to feature more regularly in the second half of the campaign.

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