Carlo Ancelotti explained the reasons why he decided to replace James Rodriguez in the game against Fulham, where Everton won 3-2 on the ninth date of the Premier League. The Italian coach acknowledged that his team lost offensive power with the departure of the Colombian, as well as Richarlison.
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It should be noted that the Liverpool city team once again won a match in the English football first division after three consecutive defeats. In this way he reached 16 points, placing himself in the sixth box of the standings table.
“I took James and Richarlison out because they were so tired. But it is normal after the international pattern“Ancelotti said in a match that generated expectation regarding the Colombian footballer, taking into account the criticism and the poor performance that the player had with his National Team in the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers.
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“In the second half we lost energy, some players were tired. Without James and Richarlison we lost some quality. The rival changed the system and we had difficulty finding free players“Ancelotti acknowledged after the game against Fulham, with Everton calling for time in the final minutes.
On the next date, Everton will face Leeds United at home, a team led by Marcelo Bielsa and who drew without goals against Arsenal this weekend.