Everton FC: Stekelenburg's jittery display a cause for concern while midfield lacks poise
Stek in the mud?
Maarten Stekelenburg has been one of the quiet success stories of Everton's summer transfer business.
Ever-present so far, he's been a rock. Solid under pressure, hard to beat and consistent where the Blues were plagued last term by the yo-yoing form of an ageing Tim Howard and the error-prone Joel Robles.
Finally, it seemed, goalkeeper was no longer a position Everton had to worry about.
That may still be the case - but here the Dutchman's jittery second-half display could have scattered a few seeds of doubt in the Goodison faithful.
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