Watford draw at Everton
Watford picked up a point in a 2-2 draw at Everton on Monday night.
A 96th minute free-kick from Lucas Digne earned Everton a point.
Richarlison had given Everton the lead in the first half, but three main incidents turned the match for Watford.
A Seamus Coleman own goal and a second from Abdoulaye Doucoure – two goals just after the hour – gave Watford the lead.
Ben Foster also saved a penalty from Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Isaac Success vs Everton
Isaac Success was subbed out the game in the 74th minute for Nathaniel Chalobah.
Everton’s fans booed Success off the pitch after the forward had repeatedly fallen over in the game.
Just before the break, Success hit the deck under a challenge from Yerry Mina.
Mina was lucky to avoid giving away a free-kick on the edge of his box. It was a foul.
At the start of the second half Success again hit the floor with Mina close by.
On this occasion the Watford forward won the free-kick.
There were several other incidents in the game which ended up with Isaac Success on the floor.
It was those incidents which got under the skins of Everton’s fans.
Daily Mail compare Everton fans to Raheem Sterling’s abuse at Chelsea
On Tuesday morning, this was the back of the Daily Mail.
Martin Samuel and the Daily Mail acting the martyrs and daring to speculate that Everton fans giving verbals to a black player is racially aggravated without any evidence. 🤦🏻♂️ pic.twitter.com/y26O4S8Dfj
— Josh O'C (@toffeejoc) December 10, 2018
The article opened with the following sentences:
On the day Chelsea suspended four fans for their abuse of England forward Raheem Sterling, these were the scenes at Goodison Park….
Isaac Success was subjected to aggressive behaviour by (Everton) supporters.
Did the Daily Mail just compare Everton’s fans to the racist Chelsea supporters without evidence?
It’s lost on no-one that Raheem Sterling singled out the Daily Mail in his Instagram post at the weekend.
Sterling argued that the media needs t o take responsibility for how stories are reported.
Social media backlash vs Daily Mail
This Daily Mail back page deserves to be torn apart, both literally and figuratively, for a variety of worrying reasons. pic.twitter.com/7kWlOxvehe
— Football365 (@F365) December 11, 2018
Isaac Success was getting stick for going down too easily and The Daily Mail have jumped on it as some sort of racist attack from Everton's fans with absolutely no proof.
Shameless and disgraceful from a paper that have done as much as anyone to fuel the agenda against Sterling. pic.twitter.com/oQBd5ZM4TR
— HLTCO (@HLTCO) December 11, 2018
Daily Mail insinuating Everton fans are being racist towards Success without any evidence but a picture you will see every single game with any player is the laziest, most obscene piece of ‘journalism’ I’ve seen in a long time. Just happens to be after this weekend as well. pic.twitter.com/gEGYADiV99
— Thomas Watson (@Wattoefc) December 11, 2018
The Daily Mail linking a photo of Everton fans heckling at a black footballer with the racism Raheem Sterling suffered from, therefore accusing them of being racist without any proof. Despicable.
“How can players stop this?” – You and the S*n were the ones who started it. pic.twitter.com/Q5HrNjrZdK
— Bradley Cates (@Bradley_Cates) December 11, 2018
Daily Mail insinuating that our fans were giving racial abuse to Isaac Success.
This is absolutely disgusting, in reality the Daily Mail are a large part of racism in football at the moment as they were the ones making the articles about Raheem Sterling. pic.twitter.com/CmZGjhyUqX
— Evertons The Kendall End (@TheKendallEnd) December 11, 2018
This pisses me off.
The Mail have the cheek to be righteously indignant about a culture they helped create.
Then to insinuate what's going on in the image. It looks very much like the old fella is complaining about him colliding with his sore arm FFS! His pal pointing to it too pic.twitter.com/fwzzAX5RLy
— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) December 11, 2018