Everton fans react on Twitter to Darron Gibson's performance against Manchester United


Everton were beaten 2-1 by Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-final yesterday.

The performance of Darron Gibson in Everton’s match against Manchester United at Wembley yesterday appears to have divided supporters of the Merseyside club.

Gibson was surprisingly selected to start by Roberto Martinez, and he was stationed in central-midfield alongside James McCarthy.

The Republic of Ireland international has rarely featured for the Toffees this campaign, and his display has caused some debate amongst fans.

Some Everton supporters were impressed by Gibson’s energy, while others suggested that he was well off the pace. Here is the best reaction on social media site Twitter.

Everton’s defeat against United came in heartbreaking circumstances, as they showed great fight in the second half of the contest.

The Toffees had started poorly, and went to the break deservedly behind, but Martinez’s words in the dressing-room seemed to have an impact.

Everton were a team transformed in the second period, and they got their reward when Chris Smalling diverted Gerard Deulofeu’s cross into his own goal.

Everton kept pushing for the winner after that goal, but in the last minute Anthony Martial raced through on goal and finished well to knock them out.

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