Analysing Everton: How has Carlo Ancelotti continued to work his magic to defy Everton's underlying numbers?

Following a few weeks away, Analysing Everton is back to rule an eye over the Blues recent run from a statistical and analytical viewpoint. David Hughes and Josh Williams look back on the run of results since the Merseyside derby win and try to get to the bottom of how Everton have maintained their strong form, despite the underlying numbers. Plenty of the praise goes to manager Carlo Ancelotti and his ability to set up the side, as the guys look deep into the numbers and assess the hopes for European qualification. Enjoy

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