Date: 17th July 2020 at 8:40am
Written by: Sam Kelly

Everton put in another disappointing display as they needed last gasp heroics from substitute Theo Walcott to down relegation-threatened Aston Villa at Goodison Park on Thursday night.

The diminutive winger popped up amongst a goalmouth scramble two minutes from time to salvage a point after Ezri Konsa bagged 15 minutes earlier from a Conor Hourihane set-piece.

But supporters were once again left reeling by the performance from central midfielder Andre Gomes as he returned to the starting lineup having missed Sunday’s 3-0 thrashing at Wolves.

Should Gomes be starting for Everton next season?

Yes!

Yes!

No!

No!

Per SofaScore, the 26-year-old lost 66% of his duels, committed three fouls and was dribbled past on two occasions.

It’s led to the Toffees faithful blasting him for being a “liability” as well as being “absolutely abysmal” whilst one supporter pondered whether he was an imposter.

The Portuguese midfielder cost the club €28m (£25m) in the summer after spending last season on loan in Merseyside and evidently, he’s failed to impress fans.

There were even shouts asking the club to get rid of him at the end of the current campaign.

Here’s the rest of the reaction…

 

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