Manchester City 1-1 Everton verdict: Blues put in a resilient performance to reflect their manager's philosophy
Everton manager Ronald Koeman perfectly crafted this performance, which was underlined by the heroics of his compatriot Maarten Stekelenburg who kept out two penalties in a remarkable game at the Etihad.
The visitors took the lead, lost it, but still dug in to clinch a deserved point and the admiration of their supporters sat high up in the away end.
It is true they enjoyed a slice of good luck and the stylist would have tutted at their pragmatism but the harder you work the luckier you get.
And boy did the Blues graft hard for this.
Koeman is showing himself to be realistic and... read more
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