This Wednesday, Everton welcomed Leicester for matchday 32 of the Premier League. At the Goodison Park Stadium, the hosts were able to guarantee a 2-1 victory in the early minutes of the match and get the important three points. Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson scored for the Toffees, while Kelechi Iheanacho diminished for the visitors.

The first half started pretty excitingly. The deadlock was broken already at the 10th minute, for the home side. After a beautiful pass from Anthony Gordon, Brazilian Richarlison hit the ball into the back of the net with a strong shot from the middle of the box.

6 minutes later, Everton had the chance to double the scoring when, after a free-kick, they were awarded a penalty because of Wilfred Ndidi’s handball. Sigurdsson stepped up and converted from the spot, hitting into the middle of the goal and tricking goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who went to the right.

The rest of the first 45 minutes were a little calmer, with both teams trying to create opportunities but not being able to hit the target. With that, the Toffees went to the locker room with two goals of advantage.

In the second half, the Foxes started to put pressure on the hosts, bringing danger to their defensive system. In their first good chance, at the 51st minute, they found the back of the net with Iheanacho. After Youri Tielemans’ cross, the ball was left to the Nigerian striker, who shot from close to make the only goal of the Foxes.

There was enough time for maybe an equalizer or another goal from the hosts, but even though they tried, both teams were not able to find the back of the net again. So the match ended 2-1 to the Toffees.

With the victory, Everton moved up to 11th place, with 44 points. On the other hand, Leicester stopped at 55 points, in 3rd place, seeing Chelsea only one point behind them.

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