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  • Date:17 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Goodison Park
  • Attendance:38,875
  • Cahill (22)
  • Bardsley (11)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:07 +2.07

Tim Cahill concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Colback. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from left wing.

91:10 +1.10

James McClean delivers the ball.

87:29

The ball is crossed by Marouane Fellaini.

87:02

Corner taken by Leighton Baines from the left by-line.

86:50

Effort from 6 yards by Nikica Jelavic. Simon Mignolet makes a brilliant save.

86:39

Johnny Heitinga takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a fantastic save.

86:03

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Leighton Baines, Nicklas Bendtner manages to make a clearance.

84:11

Denis Stracqualursi on for Royston Drenthe.

80:54

The ball is delivered by Magaye Gueye.

77:12

Jack Colback fouled by Royston Drenthe, the ref awards a free kick. Sebastian Larsson restarts play with the free kick.

76:58

Foul by Marouane Fellaini on Nicklas Bendtner, free kick awarded. John O'Shea restarts play with the free kick.

72:57

David Vaughan is brought on as a substitute for Fraizer Campbell.

72:29

Jack Colback challenges Royston Drenthe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tim Cahill.

71:35

Seamus Coleman goes off and Magaye Gueye comes on.

70:56

Nikica Jelavic has an effort at goal from 25 yards. John O'Shea gets a block in.

69:04

Nikica Jelavic takes a shot. Comfortable save by Simon Mignolet.

68:24

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nikica Jelavic by Michael Turner. Michael Turner receives a yellow card. Johnny Heitinga takes the direct free kick.

66:47

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line played to the near post.

66:01

Fraizer Campbell fouled by Sylvain Distin, the ref awards a free kick. Sylvain Distin is shown a yellow card. Phillip Bardsley takes the free kick.

64:27

Royston Drenthe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Colback. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

64:10

The ball is swung over by Marouane Fellaini.

62:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Phillip Bardsley on Marouane Fellaini. The ball is swung over by Leighton Baines, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Nikica Jelavic goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

61:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Colback by Seamus Coleman. Sebastian Larsson delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.

60:55

Leon Osman challenges Craig Gardner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sebastian Larsson restarts play with the free kick.

59:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Gardner on Royston Drenthe. Free kick crossed left-footed by Leighton Baines from left wing.

57:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tim Cahill on Jack Colback. Michael Turner takes the direct free kick.

56:21

Corner taken by Leon Osman from the left by-line, Tim Cahill takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Simon Mignolet.

53:37

Effort from inside the area by Seamus Coleman misses to the right of the goal.

53:02

The referee blows for offside. Tim Howard takes the indirect free kick.

51:16

Foul by Fraizer Campbell on Sylvain Distin, free kick awarded. Tim Howard takes the direct free kick.

50:59

Overhead kick shot by Nikica Jelavic.

50:01

Effort on goal by Tim Cahill from 18 yards. Save by Simon Mignolet.

48:37

Marouane Fellaini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McClean. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from left wing.

46:27 +1.27

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Nikica Jelavic.

45:52

Jack Colback takes a shot. Save made by Tim Howard.

45:44 +0.44

Inswinging corner taken by Royston Drenthe from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Craig Gardner.

44:04

Drilled right-footed shot by Leon Osman. Simon Mignolet makes a comfortable save.

43:31

John O'Shea challenges Nikica Jelavic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sylvain Distin restarts play with the free kick.

41:38

Wayne Bridge challenges Seamus Coleman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Royston Drenthe from the free kick,

39:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Phil Neville by James McClean. Phil Neville takes the direct free kick.

39:09

Unfair challenge on Phillip Bardsley by Tim Cahill results in a free kick. Simon Mignolet restarts play with the free kick.

35:54

Unfair challenge on Royston Drenthe by Sebastian Larsson results in a free kick. Leighton Baines takes the direct free kick.

34:21

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Leon Osman, Tim Cahill takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a fantastic save. Shot by Sylvain Distin from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

33:34

Shot by Craig Gardner from 30 yards. Blocked by Marouane Fellaini.

31:47

Nikica Jelavic produces a drilled left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

30:23

Unfair challenge on James McClean by Johnny Heitinga results in a free kick. Johnny Heitinga shown a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

29:10

Short corner taken by Leighton Baines.

27:07

Foul by Nicklas Bendtner on Phil Neville, free kick awarded. Nicklas Bendtner receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Johnny Heitinga takes the direct free kick.

25:00

Unfair challenge on Phil Neville by Nicklas Bendtner results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Johnny Heitinga.

24:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicklas Bendtner on Phil Neville. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

22:51

The ball is sent over by Leighton Baines, Tim Cahill scores a headed goal from close in. Everton 1-1 Sunderland.Nikica Jelavic provided the assist for the goal.

21:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicklas Bendtner by Royston Drenthe. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from right wing.

17:53

Phillip Bardsley challenges Tim Cahill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Johnny Heitinga fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

17:14

The ball is delivered by Phillip Bardsley, Header from deep inside the penalty area by James McClean goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

16:08

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, Phil Neville manages to make a clearance.

14:02

Shot on goal by Marouane Fellaini from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

12:13

Leon Osman has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.

11:26

Phillip Bardsley finds the back of the net with a goal from long range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Everton 0-1 Sunderland.Assist by Jack Colback.

10:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leighton Baines on Craig Gardner. Jack Colback takes the direct free kick.

8:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Phil Neville on James McClean. Phil Neville goes into the referee's book. Free kick crossed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Tim Cahill.

5:46

Corner taken by Jack Colback from the right by-line played to the near post, Royston Drenthe manages to make a clearance.

4:17

Sebastian Larsson takes the inswinging corner, Tim Cahill makes a clearance.

4:05

Centre by James McClean, Phil Neville makes a clearance.

2:42

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Leon Osman misses to the right of the goal.

0:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sylvain Distin on Fraizer Campbell. Sebastian Larsson delivers the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by James McClean misses to the left of the target.

Match Preview

Pienaar cup-tied against Black Cats Everton playmaker Steven Pienaar is cup-tied for the FA Cup quarter-final against Sunderland at Goodison Park. Central midfielder Darron Gibson is also unlikely to return to action from a knee injury. Manager David Moyes is expected to rotate his squad after making six changes for the midweek defeat at Liverpool - which included first starts in two months for defender Phil Jagielka and midfielder Jack Rodwell. Moyes has no regrets over that controversial team selection for the Merseyside derby. Victory over the Black Cats, and the resulting semi-final trip to Wembley, might vindicate Moyes' decision, but that has not stopped him attracting some criticism from fans who find losing to the neighbours difficult to stomach. Moyes, who celebrated the 10th anniversary of his appointment this week, said: "It has been an important week. It was always going to be tough and that has proved to be the case. "We have got a lot of players here and a good squad when they are fit. "We chose to use them and give a few of them a game. We want them all to be fit and ready for the run-in, and obviously for the game on Saturday." When asked if he had any regrets, Moyes said: "None whatsoever." The Liverpool loss halted Everton's momentum after a nine-game unbeaten run. But Moyes said: "We have now moved on and are looking forward to the Sunderland game. It is a big game for us. "We didn't win in midweek but our performances prior to that were good and results were good. "We will keep doing what we are doing." Striker Nicklas Bendtner is expected to be fit for Sunderland. The Denmark international left the field on a stretcher with a knee problem during the closing stages of last weekend's 1-0 win over Liverpool, but has made a rapid recovery. However, full-back Kieran Richardson is losing his battle to recover from a calf problem in time so Wayne Bridge could continue, while suspended pair Lee Cattermole and Stephane Sessegnon and injured duo Wes Brown (knee) and Titus Bramble (Achilles/calf) remain on the sidelines. Sunderland famously lifted the trophy in 1973, and while manager Martin O'Neill, who supported the club as a boy, is well aware of the place that achievement holds in the club's history, he is intent on adding to it. He said: "The FA Cup itself has perhaps over the last 10, 12, 14 years lost a little bit of its sheen, and I am hoping it will recover and eventually in another 60, 70 years' time, who knows, it might come back to being the most important cup competition? "It has a fantastic history and it is one you would really want to be part of. "This football club has lived really on the 1973 epic cup final against Leeds United - Jim Montgomery's double save, Ian Porterfield scoring the goal - that's absolutely fantastic. "But you would like to think that at some stage or another at this particular club over the next 100 years, we would be able to share a few more moments."

Formation:4411Manager: David Moyes

Everton

Formation: 442Manager: Martin O'Neill

Sunderland

  • Tim Howard
  • Phil Neville
  • Johnny Heitinga
  • Sylvain Distin
  • Leighton Baines
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Leon Osman
  • Royston Drenthe
  • Tim Cahill
  • Nikica Jelavic
  • SUBS
  • Marcus Hahnemann
  • Tony Hibbert
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Denis Stracqualursi
  • James McFadden
  • Magaye Gueye
  • Victor Anichebe

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