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Everton created more than double the chances of their opposition for the third consecutive match, but were let down by some hesitant, nervous finishing in front of goal.
The Toffees mustered up 13 shots to their opponent's four, but failed to find the back of the net for the second time this season. Kevin Mirallas was especially fallible in front of goal, and only three of the 13 shots tested David Marshall.
Over their three Premier League games, the Toffees have now registered 55 shots at goal—32 coming from inside the area—yet have found the target just 18 times and scored just twice. Incidentally, the two goals they have conceded have come from just 19 shots against them.
These are basic numbers, yet it shows exactly where Everton will struggle again and again this season. Without a proven goalscorer, dominant spells will rarely put a game to bed and the Toffees will seldom be able to kill opponents off.
Last season, despite a top-six finish, the rest of the Premier League's top seven clubs scored at least 11 goals more than Everton, while no other team drew more games.
It's clear where Martinez's side need investment, yet despite the possibility of both Marouane Fellaini and Baines being sold, it seems unlikely that this problem will be resolved in the transfer window.