Suddenly, Everton Can't Stop Scoring
Everton aren't exactly known as an offensive dynamo, but when they get on a roll, they go out of character.
The Toffees took Sunderland to the woodshed yesterday, 6-2.
The Black Cats barely stayed in the Premiership last season with hopes for a fresh start, but nothing's changed.
Don't know if it takes 19 minutes for an early bird to catch a worm, but it worked for the home side in this one:
Gerard Deulofeu can do amazing things when he stays on his feet.
And Everton can do more than counter:
That was Arouna Koné giving a tutorial on how to finish an impressive team display with a stunner.
His brilliance, thought, was trumped by the lethal Jermain Defoe:
Sunderland seemed to be sauntering down the comeback trail when Steven Fletcher equalized:
Don't know the deal, but it seems like every strong side in England this season likes to concede first before scoring.
The Cats did confirm that they can finish in close quarters. Just one problem as to how they chose to do it:
Nice way to ditch a comeback plan.
It was slim pickings for the visitors from then on and showtime for the hosts:
One-on-ones are never easy, but Romelu Lukaku begged to differ on this day.