The game was fairly uneventful until the Spaniard’s 25-yard drilled shot deceived goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen and left him unable to keep out the strike.
Who would you prefer alongside Yerry Mina?
Sam Allardyce’s side would have considered themselves unlucky to be behind after chances from Ivan Campo and the late Gary Speed, but they were unable to convert any of their opportunities.
— THE BLUE ROOM (@TheBlueRoomEFC) November 18, 2019
Manager David Moyes described Arteta’s goal as “special” and credited the former Spain international for stepping up to the plate in the absence of Tim Cahill.
Supporters loved watching back the footage of the goal and made their feelings clear on social media.
Here you will find some of the best replies from Everton fans:
— Kris Hutchinson (@HutchTweeting) November 18, 2019
Still one of the best goals I’ve seen at Goodison. Arteta a class act in that playmaking role from the side https://t.co/Vw2ycHPDR5
— Patrick Boyland (@Paddy_Boyland) November 18, 2019
He won that game single-handed. Goalie got sent off early doors if I remember correctly?
— Alan Travis (@travis_bl) November 18, 2019
The left-winger we never had…
— Carl Burgess (@empresstouch) November 18, 2019
On his weaker foot!
— Jim Mac (@jimefc81) November 18, 2019
I really enjoyed watching that team
— Leigh (@leighhambly) November 18, 2019
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