Second-half goals from Richarlison, Abdoulaye Doucouré and Dominic Calvert-Lewin overturn a fiery Adam Armstrong strike.
In this life there are very few certainties. Life, death, tax, and Southampton failing to win at Everton are absolute bankers though.
Saints haven’t tasted League Victory at Goodison Park since 1997. The club briefly mustard hope of ending this horrendous run, but were decisively seen off as defensive errors proved costly.
SFC started the contest solidly if not brightly. The visitors were able to confidently repel the toffees early push.
Just after the 20 minute mark the red and white army seized there opportunity. After grabbing the opener the Hampshire side finished the half in the ascendancy.
An Armstrong snapshot forced a good save from Jordan Pickford, as Moussa Djenepo made some testing runs down the byline.
As is so often the case with the travellers, their control of the contest didn’t last. Parity was quickly restored, just two minutes after the break. Ultimately the toffees capitalised on their opportunities When Saints could not.
Here are the three key moments that impacted the course of Everton 3 Southampton 1