Season 2021-22 Opinion Match Reports
Accounts from matches by our editorial team and featured correspondents
Lyndon Lloyd : 21/09/2021
An Evertonian of any pedigree knows there was nothing shocking about this result which sees the club out of the League Cup before autumn has really even begun.
Michael Kenrick : 21/09/2021
Everton twice came from behind against Queens Park Rangers in the 3rd Round of the Carabao Cup only to lose after an epic penalty shoot-out
Lyndon Lloyd : 17/09/2028
The seeds of this defeat were sown in a summer transfer window that left key positions in the squad short on depth. Nevertheless, the margins in this match were a lot finer than the final score suggests
Michael Kenrick : 18/09/2021
Everton take their unbeaten start under Rafael Benitez to Villa Park for the late Saturday afternoon kick-off with a side that is devastated by further unexpected injuries but still with no James Rodriguez.
Lyndon Lloyd : 13/09/2021
Credit Benitez, his players or the supporters — all three, probably — but there is a fire and a resilience about this version of Everton that has emerged in the face of adversity.
Michael Kenrick : 13/09/2021
Everton’s 2021-22 season resumed under the lights at Goodison Park tonight with Rafa Benitez engineering a wonderful win after going behind to a difficult and belligerent Burnley side.
Lyndon Lloyd : 28/08/2021
This was as professional and comfortable an away performance as you could hope for and it extended Rafael Benitez's unbeaten start as the Blues’ boss to four matches
Michael Kenrick : 28/08/2021
Everton pulled off a very fine win on the south coast to end Brighton & Hove Albion's tremendous start to the season.
Paul Traill : 25/08/2021
Credit to Rafa Benitez who substituted pro-actively and carved out the opportunity which put us into the hat for Round 3
Lyndon Lloyd : 21/08/2021
After 18 long months of almost exclusively empty stadia, away days are back, with all the challenges and that intimidation that come with it. Everton came close to passing the test at Leeds but will rue some slack defending and missed chances.
Michael Kenrick : 21/08/2021
Everton played a difficult game very well to get ahead twice only to end up drawing at Elland Road.
Paul Traill : 15/08/2021
And just like that, we’re back, almost as if we’ve never been away.
Michael Kenrick : 14/08/2021
Everton’s 2021-22 Premier League campaign kicked off with the visit of Southampton as Rafael Benitez took charge of his first competitive match at Goodison Park in front of a full house and produced a magnificent comeback win.