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Everton coach Carlo Ancelotti pointed out a particular aspect of football that his team has especially worked on, while Dominic Calvert-Lewin revealed the weakness of Arsenal that they exploited.
Everton climbed to second place in the Premier League table to keep fans dreaming of qualification for the Champions League.
An own goal by Rob Holding opened the scoring before a Nicolas Pepe penalty sent the hosts back.
But from a set piece, Yerry Mina nodded in what would become the deciding goal of the game.
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Talking to the BBC after the game, Ancelotti He spoke of the work that has been done to make his team so dangerous from the set plays.
“We did very well (in our) last matches,” said the Italian. Brilliant performances (and) fantastic results. We show more consistency.
“This season we started well, then we had a difficult moment, but right now I am very happy.
“We have fantastic players on set pieces, we scored a lot of goals. We work on this because we are very dangerous.
“We are grateful; the position at the table is really good. But as I said last week, it is not the end of the season, we have to keep fighting.
“But today was an excellent performance.”
Calvert-Lewin reveals Arsenal’s weakness
Calvert-Lewin He did not have his name on the scoresheet, but he played a vital role in Rob Holding’s own goal.
The fit center forward was over the moon with battle display on his side, also revealing that they intentionally targeted Arsenal’s perceived weakness in defending the near post.
“There are only 2000 of them in [fans] but you can hear that they are happy, “he said. “We cling to a man, we don’t panic and take risks.
“Yerry Mina is a huge threat in the air, if the delivery is in the money he will score. We aimed at the near post, that’s where his weakness is and we got a goal.
“There is more to come from me, I am learning my trade. I want to be consistent week after week ”.