Gomes (8) â€“ One dodgy kick and one dodgy throw early on but otherwise totally assured. Dealt well with crosses and made a number of good saves.
Hutton (6) â€“ Probably his best performance for us this season. Tentative defensively but makes you realise what is possible from an attacking full back.
Assou-Ekotto (7) â€“ Totally assured. Only disappointment was that he didnâ€™t wear his hair down and take part in an afro stand-off with Fellaini
Bassong (7) â€“ Unruffled and very solid. Good display.
Dawson (7) â€“ Very Dawsonlike. What is it with those diagonal 40 yard passes though?
Bentley (7) â€“ Not so many pointless flicks and touches as usual. Seemed more focused, lots of skill. The best free kick and corner taker in the club I think.
Huddlestone (7) â€“ Joined in with the early clumsiness but took his goal superbly and made the most of the space available when the Everton players tired late on.
Palacios (8) â€“ A class above everything else around him most of the time.
Bale (7) â€“ Looked competent and skilful. Got more dangerous as the game went on.
Keane (6) â€“ Lack of pace was obvious but was more of a goal threat than he has been of late.
Pavlyuchenko (5) â€“ Didnâ€™t take advantage of a good opportunity to show what he can do.
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