Five images that summed up Manchester City v Everton

It was just one of those days for Manchester City yesterday afternoon.

Though they had the lion’s share of the chances and possession against Everton, they simply couldn’t break the Toffees down as much as they would have liked. When they did get through, they found an inspired Maarten Stekelenburg in goal.

The Dutchman kept the Merseysiders in the game for extended periods but when Romelu Lukaku burst past Gael Clichy and rifled home to give the Blues the lead at the Etihad Stadium, it looked as though they would go on to nick all three points.

That, however, was not what happened as Nolito eventually got City a goal. But with two missed penalties prior to that, Pep Guardiola will feel unfortunate to have not won the game.

Ronald Koeman, meanwhile, will have been far happier with the result and will look back on a resilient performance with pride.

Here are five images, then, to help sum it all up…