When you hear 6 – 1, you immediately think the game was one sided, with two completely mismatched teams. However, there are some games where the score can be very misleading, such as this (also the QPR 1 – 0 Chelsea game from the same day, in which Chelsea had the better play, despite being 2 players down for most of the game – more on that later).
Game Time Line:
Key to player dashboards (diagrams provided by FourFourTwo Stats Zone/Opta):
Everton – Full backs see most action, but Arteta key
Only one game played (due to the postponed game against Tottenham), so slightly harder to spot any recurring factors, but the two players to see the most action were the two full backs, and this was a similar case last season: