Jamie Redknapp highlights Everton's biggest problem this season; proven against West Brom?

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Jamie Redknapp believes Everton's players get 'stage fright' at Goodison Park.

Pundit Jamie Redknapp has told Sky Sports that he thinks Everton's form at home has been their biggest problem this season.

The Toffees have had an up-and-down season, and the pressure has been piling on manager Roberto Martinez as a result of their performances.

A particular problem has been their home form. From 14 home games this season, Everton have picked up only 16 points, winning just four games at Goodison Park - only two teams have won fewer home games in the Premier League this season.

It's tough to see the problem; Everton have a superb set of fans, a great stadium, talented players and an attack-minded manager, but for some reason, the Toffees haven't been able to hit it off at Goodison Park this season.

Now, pundit Jamie Redknapp has told Sky Sports that he thinks Everton's home form has been their biggest problem this season, and thinks Martinez's players have a problem with stage fright in front of their own supporters.

"The problem Everton have had pretty much all season is 'can they win at home?'," said Redknapp. "I think sometimes they get a bit of stage fright in front of their own fans. They shouldn't, they've got a lot of good players. I think the fans have had their problems with the manager and the way the team plays, the style of football they have now," he added.

Those problems were seen again this afternoon, as they lost 1-0 at home to West Bromwich Albion. Despite having 34 shots on goal and a whopping 76% of possession, Everton couldn't break the Baggies down, and left fans feeling frustrated once again.

The expectations of the Everton crowd may be weighing heavily on so many young players, but Martinez must find the answer to Everton's problems at home if he is to fend off the critics.

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