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Yerry Mina was a disappointment for Carlo Ancelotti despite Everton’s stunning 5-4 FA Cup victory at home to Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night.
The Colombian was called up to the starting lineup for the Goodison Park affair after having rested at Manchester United last Saturday, but could not prove why he was right to return to the team.
Everton were far from a determined unit in defense against Spurs and needed goalkeeper Robin Olsen to produce two sublime saves to deny the visitors a 3-0 lead in the first half, after those facing the loan. from AS Roma will leave you wanting to entertain.
Should Mina start against Fulham on Sunday?
If you have to play
No it’s not good enough
Mina was particularly suspicious in the second period when she gave Erik Lamela a chance to test Olsen one more time, with the Argentine maestro able to play a quick one-two with Heung-Min Son to get behind and lift the ball into the back. back of the net of the Blues.
The former FC Barcelona defender positioned himself to follow Lamela’s career only to be caught off guard when Son played an instant pass, leaving the massive 6-foot-5 titan desperately trying to get a foot off to no avail.
Gylfi Sigurdsson was to blame for two of Tottenham’s goals on Wednesday night when he was unable to contain Davinson Sánchez in the corners, but made up for his mistakes by producing a hugely influential display to have a hand on four of the five goals he scored. Everton.
Alex Iwobi too disappointed left supporters for his performance, such as a quick search for his name in Twitter it shows, with the Nigerian unable to create many chances and finally took off for Bernard moments after Richarlison put the Toffees 4-3 up.
However, Mina was worse than Iwobi as she was unable to mend her role in Lamela’s attack and often tried to be a target for Tottenham to take advantage of.
Mina and Iwobi shared SofaScore the lowest match rating among those who started with Everton at 6.2 out of 10. However, the Valued at £ 18 million The Colombian saw his night end with less merit even with Who scored, who scored it at 5.4 thanks in part to his role in Lamela’s goal.
That’s because he also failed to deliver successful innings having failed to attempt to gain possession in a challenge once, and made no interceptions while Lucas Digne interrupted Spurs play three times, Michael Keane once, Ben Godfrey two, Abdoulaye. Doucoure once and Tom Davies twice.
Ancelotti usually trusts Mine attempt at least one tackle a game with him £ 120,000 per week center-half winning 1.1 or 1.3 per outing in the Premier League this season, as well as offering 1.1 interceptions.
Mina also lost four of his five total matches in the matter of the week, and the 26-year-old couldn’t keep up. your usual standards of 4.9 won a game with a 63% success rate in the top flight in 18 starts so far this period.
The defender now faces a few days of anxiety before Everton host Fulham on Sunday, when his place in the team could be threatened again.
And in other news, Everton face increased competition from a 17-year-old talent seen as the heir to a £ 101k-p / w colossus.…