Everton fans have had it rough over the last few months. Marco Silva is one of the most under-pressure managers in the Premier League, although he’s been helped by the fact his side have had a 17-day break between fixtures. If they don’t win tonight at Cardiff the pressure will be on, and the fans are begging Andre Gomes to get them over the line.
— André Gomes (@aftgomes) 25 February 2019
In a season that has provided little high points and plenty of lows for the Toffees, one of the few highlights that they’ve had has been the form of their Barcelona loanee Andre Gomes. The Portuguese midfielder has proved to be more than capable of handling the tempo of the Premier League despite his inability to cope with the pressure that came with being a star at his parent club in Catalonia.
The Toffees will be desperate to make Gomes a permanent addition to their squad in the summer when his loan expires. More often than not the midfielder has been the man to steady the ship at Goodison Park and when the fans need someone to step up they look to him. Tonight’s game is going to be one of those games. Travelling to the Cardiff City Stadium is never easy and given that the Merseysiders have won just once in six games, the fans will be desperate for a bounce-back win.
You can read the Toffees’ calls for a win here:
Pls Andre make it happen
— American Toffee Podcast (@USAToffeePod) February 25, 2019
I love the way you play. Please get out there and dominate! #coyb
— Robert Martin (@AntarcticRobert) February 26, 2019
Make the break count..put Cardiff to bed early doors..then play some good stuff.COYB
— Tony Boden (@TonyBoden18) February 25, 2019
You guys have to show some urgency fom now till end of season!
— Callum Lapsley (@callumlaps) 25 February 2019
Need a good result for confidence going into the Derby André. Hit them hard big man!
— Matthew Spofforth (@matt_spofforth1) February 26, 2019
Prove it ..
Walk the walk not talk the talk.
— Lee Dolman (@LeeDolman5) February 25, 2019
Loads of Everton fans are relying on Gomes to inspire them to a win and they’ll be spewing if they fall to yet another disappointing defeat.
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