In the fourth round of the Premier League 2020, the Colombian midfielder scored twice to help Everton win 4-2 over Brighton. Everton is one of the phenomena of the Premier League season 2020/21. After winning the first three rounds, many fans expect the Merseyside team to continue to maintain their form when meeting Brighton at Goodison Park’s home ground.
Brighton made it difficult for Manchester United in the previous round, but this team was quickly overwhelmed by Everton from the start. Everton had an opening goal in the 16th minute, when midfielder Sigurdsson had a perfect cross to help Calvert Lewin hit Brighton.
However, Brighton proves that they are not an easy team to be bullied. After 41 minutes, the visitors equalized by Maupay. Everton goalkeeper Pickford continued to show uncertainty when he caught the ball without sticking, creating the opportunity for the Brighton striker to score.
Everton had a goal to increase the score in the second half of the first half. Midfielder Yerry Mina turned high and scored to help Everton go up 2-1. Great feat in this goal also belongs to James. The Colombian midfielder accurately hung the ball from the outside penalty area of 16.5 meters, to the right of the compatriot midfielder’s head.
At the beginning of the second half, James Rodriguez continued to shine with the ball from the opponent’s field. Then he himself ended the situation when he finished at close range to make the score 3-1.
James finished his brace in the 70th minute, following a gentle strike with his right foot. The Colombian midfielder has a third goal in the Premier League after 4 rounds. James has 3 goals and 2 assists after 4 Premier League matches this season. On average, every 63 minutes, the former Real star scores or assists Everton in Europe’s top league.
Winning the final match with a score of 4-2, Everton continued to remain firmly at the top of the Premier League table with 12 points after 4 matches.