Everton 1-1 Crystal Palace
by James Nalton at Goodison Park
It was a tale of two Belgian strikers at Goodison Park on Friday night, as Everton and Crystal Palace played out a 1-1 draw.
Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring in the first half with a free-kick, but it was cancelled out in the second period by Christian Benteke’s well-placed header.
The statistics will show that Everton dominated possession, but they were sloppy in the final third despite the occasional show of promise in their build-up play.
Lukaku held the ball up well, but he was let down by those around him who failed to provide adequate support
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