Everton’s 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace left mixed feelings in the coach Carlo Ancelotti, who highlighted the level of James Rodríguez, but regretted the poor aim of his attackers.
Equality at Goodison Park for the date of the 30th of the Premier League complicated the plan that the toffee team swore to themselves on their return to competition. He had multiple options to secure all three points however, Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin failed in front of goal.
“We are sad, we had opportunities to ensure the matchUsually our scorer is right, but other than that, the team’s performance was good. We lost two points that we must recover in another game. There is nothing to reproach Richarlison and CalvertThey have a good season and they will score in the next game ”, acknowledged Anceloti.
James Rodríguez’s party changed his grim gesture for the result. The Colombian opened the account with a goal that he made in the middle of the field and that ended in the area, but Everton’s defensive errors punished him four minutes from time. “We play better in attack. It’s true that James gave us a lot of quality. It is very good for us to have it. It gives us a lot. His quality is high, he never misses the ball, he delivers it well. That’s james rodriguez“he added.
The team completed 47 units and complicated their path to the UEFA Champions League. The DT is optimistic. “The goal is still there. We have a tough fight for places in Europe, there are many teams involved, we have to fight until the end ”, ended.