Everton fans label Cenk Tosun ‘better than Lukaku’ following Stoke heroics - football




Everton fans label Cenk Tosun ‘better than Lukaku’ following Stoke heroics

Everton fans label Cenk Tosun ‘better than Lukaku’ following Stoke heroics



Everton’s supporters have this evening taken to social media to heap praise on striker Cenk Tosun, following the Turk’s match-winning performance versus Stoke.
Matchup
The two sides went head to head at the Bet365 Stadium, with hosts Stoke having coming into proceedings sitting second from bottom in the Premier League table.
The Potters fell to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City in their last outing.
Everton, meanwhile, sat 9th in the English top-flight before today, with the Toffees having dispatched of Brighton last time out.
Teams

| Here is how we will line up against @stokecity. #EFCawayday
1⃣ change

? @IGanaGueye returns
Come on, Blues! pic.twitter.com/AQOREm5XhD
? Everton (@Everton) March 17, 2018

5⃣ changes to today’s @premierleague side that faces @Everton.
STARTING XI: Butland; Johnson, Zouma, Shawcross, Stafylidis; Allen, Adam, Badou; Shaqiri, Crouch, Ramadan.
SUBS: Haugaard; Bauer, Berahino, Choupo-Moting, Jese, Martins Indi, Fletcher.#SCFC pic.twitter.com/XU7p6nMzbQ ? Stoke City FC (@stokecity) March 17, 2018

Difficult conditions
Today’s matchup between the sides was marked by dismal weather conditions, with many having called into question whether the fixture should have even gone ahead:

The Beast from the East part 2 has taken its grip on the game between Stoke City and Everton this afternoon pic.twitter.com/n5RjugRKVE
? 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) March 17, 2018

1-2
The main talking point of the first-half this afternoon revolved around a red card handed to Charlie Adam, following a dangerous challenge on Wayne Rooney.
Surprisingly, though, despite being a man down, Stoke managed to hold Everton at bay until 20 minutes from time, when Toffees’ January signing Cenk Tosun opened the scoring in scrappy circumstances.
Incredibly, however, Stoke levelled things up 8 minutes later, through substituteEric MaximChoupo-Moting, who, during his 7-minute cameo, managed to find the net and p... view: 2
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