Everton 2 – Sunderland 0
Can the Toffees finish the season in the top 6?
Everton kept up the pace on Saturday with a comfortable 2-0 home win over Sunderland at Goodison Park.
Idrissa Gueye broke the deadlock minutes before the halftime interval with a brilliant strike; his first for the club.
Romelu Lukaku continued his incredible scoring form in the second period with a killer second for Ronald Koeman’s men.
Morgan Schneiderlin, Everton’s MOTM
When it came to the match awards, January signing from Manchester United, Morgan Schneiderlin, was awarded the man of the match against Sunderland.
Schneiderlin completed 87 passes against the Black Cats in centre-mid, while making four interceptions and winning three tackles.
Everton fans duly praised him on social media.
— Everton (@Everton) February 25, 2017
Schneiderlin's slide tackles get me feeling some kind of way….
— Lucy (@lucyefcf1) February 25, 2017
Morgan Schneiderlin is the midfielder Everton have craved for years. Pure class on the ball and makes it all look simple. So important. #EFC
— Ell Bretland (@EllBretland) February 25, 2017
Everton didn't break sweat today,Sunderland will be relegated this season – woeful.
Schneiderlin ran the game.
Everton uneaten in PL in 2017
— Tony Scott (@Tony_Scott11) February 25, 2017
Schneiderlin today pic.twitter.com/xwv8I30hjp
— Mark Ellis (@Markthablue) February 25, 2017
On Saturday night, Schneiderlin’s girlfriend, Camile Sold, revealed how the pair were set to enjoy the bottles of champagne after the game.
See the Instagram posts from French couple after Everton 2 – Sunderland 0.