Everton have encountered a difficult run of form recently after failing to win each of their last four Premier League matches.
That sequence has seen the Toffees suffer defeat at the hands of Liverpool and Manchester City, along with draws against Newcastle United and Watford.
The most recent result was a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Pep Guardiola’s Citizens at the Etihad Stadium but one clip on social media may have suggested that there were some positives from the performance, as it showed superb distribution from goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
However, many were quick to point out that the clip was not an accurate representation of Pickford’s work with his feet during the game and made it clear there is plenty for England’s first-choice stopper to improve upon over the course of the coming weeks.
We have gathered some of their comments below.
It was literally the only good example – the rest were shocking
— Jamie Rowland (@rowloefc) December 17, 2018
And we should have had far more of that. Too many predictable hospital passes. A mixture of long, medium and short passes is ideal with the proportions depending upon the opposition. Read the game and constantly adapt.
— Stephen HH (@hh_stephen) December 18, 2018
Shame he didn’t kick it long off the goal kick for their first goal. Instead he stitches Mina up with a pass he can’t do anything with.
— Wyatt (@Wyatt_C10) December 17, 2018
For everyone of them there’s 3 that fly out
— John ( keysey) (@keysey1878) December 17, 2018
Some of these kicks are great and can put a player through 1:1 with the keeper.
It’s the chips out to Coleman, even when he’s marked and there’s nothing to be gained, that need to stop.
Needs somebody to talk to him about ‘risk and reward’ decision making.
— Brendan Connolly (@BlueBren) December 17, 2018
What a forward pass. Don’t care some don’t come off, just keep trying to create an attack. Not every out field pass is complete so don’t expect perfection from Jordan. First instinct is attack, that will do me.
— Stephen (@Stephenah62) December 17, 2018
One out of about the last 100
— dannyskelhorn (@dannyskel) December 17, 2018
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