Everton 0-1 West Brom: Pressure on Martinez again after 34-shot goalless display

Everton 0 - 1 West Bromwich Albion

  • 14" Salomón Rondón

Ref: Michael Oliver
Attendance: 38,103

Everton Goodison Aerial

Everton lost 1-0 at home to West Brom this afternoon.

Everton drew a blank this afternoon, as they lost 1-0 at home to West Bromwich Albion thanks to a Salomon Rondon goal.

The Toffees went into the game in high spirits having beaten Newcastle United and Stoke City 3-0, but they came unstuck against a resilient West Brom side.

The Baggies took an early lead, as Salomon Rondon converted on the goal line following a Jonas Olsson flick-on - and Everton laid siege to the West Brom goal from then on.

Ross Barkley and Tom Cleverley both hit the woodwork for Everton, as they dominated proceedings with a stunning 76% of possession as well as a whopping 34 shots on goal.

Only six of those shots were on target though, as West Brom stood firm in the face of intense pressure from Roberto Martinez's men.

The pressure is back on the Spaniard, with Everton fans frustrated having lost at home yet again, whilst West Brom picked up a much-needed win.

Tony Pulis' side were slipping dangerously close to the bottom three, but today's win means they sit eights point clear of the drop, and have some confidence back in their side again.



West Bromwich Albion



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Team Lineups


  • Joel Robles
  • Ramiro Funes Mori
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Bryan Oviedo
  • Ross Barkley
  • Gareth Barry
  • Aaron Lennon
  • Tom Cleverley
  • James McCarthy
  • Romelu Lukaku


  • Gerard Deulofeu
  • Steven Pienaar
  • Leon Osman
  • Leighton Baines
  • Tim Howard
  • Kevin Mirallas
  • Arouna Koné

West Bromwich Albion

  • Ben Foster
  • Jonny Evans
  • Jonas Olsson
  • Craig Dawson
  • James Chester
  • Darren Fletcher
  • Stéphane Sessegnon
  • Claudio Yacob
  • Saido Berahino
  • James McClean
  • Salomón Rondón


  • Alex Pritchard
  • Victor Anichebe
  • Sébastien Pocognoli
  • Boaz Myhill
  • Chris Brunt
  • Craig Gardner
  • Sandro

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