Four tackles won, six ball recoveries: Idrissa Gueye shines again for Everton

Everton manager Ronald Koeman before the match

The midfielder was again impressive in the win over West Bromwich Albion.

West Bromwich Albion's Matt Phillips in action with Everton's Idrissa GueyeWest Bromwich Albion's Matt Phillips in action with Everton's Idrissa Gueye

Everton’s Idrissa Gueye was once again in fine form as his side beat West Bromwich Albion this weekend.

The midfielder is a new signing at Goodison Park this season after arriving from Aston Villa.

He has quickly established himself as a fan favourite with an impressive display in the opening-day draw with Tottenham Hotspur.

Everton's Idrissa Gueye in action with Tottenham's Dele AlliEverton's Idrissa Gueye in action with Tottenham's Dele Alli

Many likened his performance in that game to N’Golo Kante and he was yet again in impressive form as his side beat the Baggies at the Hawthorns on Saturday.

As these stats provided by Opta show, he excelled in a number of key areas against Tony Pulis’ side.

  MatchPassing AccuracyWon TackleInterception WonBall RecoveryDuel WonPoss Won Mid 3rdAccurate PassTouchesMins Played
Idrissa Gueye West Brom vs Everton 88% 4 4 6 6 3 45 63 90

He registered 63 touches in total, with all of those proving to be successful ones.

Defensively he was a rock, winning four tackles and four interceptions, the most of any Everton player. In fact, the latter was the most of any player in the game.

Everton's Leighton Baines in action with Idrissa GueyeEverton's Leighton Baines in action with Idrissa Gueye

He also posted six ball recoveries, won six defensive duels and won the ball back in the midfield third on three separate occasions.

His passing was also solid as he managed 45 accurate passes in total and enjoyed an overall passing accuracy of 88% in another display that will convince Everton fans that he is one of the signings of the summer.

Everton manager Ronald Koeman before the matchEverton manager Ronald Koeman before the match

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