Aug 16, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​King Power Stadium
LeicesterLeicester City
2-2
Everton
Ulloa (22'), Wood (86')
Moore (71')
FT(HT: 1-2)
McGeady (20'), Naismith (45')
Barry (68')

Player Ratings: Leicester City 2-2 Everton

Sports Mole's player ratings from Leicester City's 2-2 Premier League draw with Everton at the King Power Stadium.

Leicester City twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw in their Premier League match against Everton on Saturday.

Aiden McGeady gave the visitors the lead with a curling strike, before Leonardo Ulloa levelled the scores.

The Toffees went ahead for the second time at the end of the first half through Steven Naismith's goal, but Chris Wood struck with four minutes remaining to earn the Foxes a point.

Here, Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during an entertaining 90 minutes.


Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City celebrates scoring his goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at the King Power Stadium on August 16, 2014© Getty Images

LEICESTER CITY

Goal

Kasper Schmeichel: The keeper only faced three shots on target this afternoon, with two of those ending up in the back of the net. However, he could not have done anything about McGeady or Naismith's goals, which were both strikes of the highest quality. (6/10)

Defence

Ritchie De Laet: Was given a torrid time by Baines and Pienaar on the left, with his teammates failing to offer him adequate support. Was forced back for long periods and was unable to get forward and help in attack. (5/10)

Wes Morgan: Commanding performance from the skipper, who dealt well with the threat of Lukaku all afternoon. He will have been disappointed at the goals that his team conceded, with Naismith offered far too much space for his strike. (6/10)

Liam Moore: The England Under-21 international can be pleased with his showing today. He won his battle with Lukaku and dealt well with a number of Everton's crosses into the box. (6/10)

Paul Konchesky: Dependable display from the left back. He rarely let anyone in down his flank, with much of the oppositions' best play coming down the other side of the pitch. (6/10)

Midfield

Anthony Konckaert: Failed to make an impact on the game. The Frenchman came into the match struggling with injury and he was eventually replaced just past the hour mark. (6/10)

Danny Drinkwater: Only managed to play 39 minutes of the match before being forced off through injury. Was unable to make a telling impact during his time on the pitch. (5/10)

Andy King: Battling performance from the midfielder. He was unable to see as much of the ball as he would have liked as the visitors dominated the possession. (6/10)

Riyad Mahrez: Was the best player on the pitch for the hosts. He delivered a number of good crosses and his inch-perfect through ball should have been finished by Schlupp. (7/10)

Attack

Leonardo Ulloa: Took his goal well and tried to cause problems for the Everton defence. Was not given enough of the ball in an otherwise lively display. (7/10)

David Nugent: Poor showing from the striker. He barely had a touch and struggled to get into the match. (5/10)

Substitutes

Dean Hammond: Came on for the injured Drinkwater and produced a reliable display in the heart of the midfield. (6/10)

Jefferey Schlupp: Had a golden chance to give his side the lead just moments after coming on, but failed to hit the target when one-on-one with the keeper. (5/10)

Chris Wood: He was only on for the final 12 minutes, but made a huge impact. Took his goal exceptionally well and caused real problems during his time on the pitch. (7/10)


Everton's Irish midfielder Aiden McGeady celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Everton at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on August 16, 2014© Getty Images

EVERTON

Goal

Tim Howard: Commanding display as ever from the American, but he couldn't have done anything about the goals that his team conceded. (6/10)

Defence

John Stones: Was caught out of position for Leicester's second goal. He allowed Wood to get free behind him after failing to track his run. (5/10)

Phil Jagielka: Reliable as ever. The England international dealt well with the home side's attacking threat and was brave in the challenge throughout. (6/10)

Sylvain Distin: The Frenchman was solid as always for Everton. He will have been unhappy at the manner in which his team conceded, but he commanded the back four well. (6/10)

Leighton Baines: Got forward well for the visitors and caused problems for De Laet all afternoon. He helped to set up the second goal and his defensive performance was reliable as ever. (7/10)

Midfield

Aiden McGeady: Was Everton's best player today. He took his goal brilliantly and looked the most dangerous player on the pitch. Linked up well with his fellow midfielders and always tried to get a shot away when the chance presented itself. (8/10)

James McCarthy: Battling performance from the midfielder. Helped his team to dominate in the middle of the pitch and hardly put a foot wrong. (6/10)

Gareth Barry: Was a crucial part of his team's dominance of the match. Went in with a few crunching challenges and was the only Everton player booked. (6/10)

Steven Pienaar: Excellent showing from the South African. Set up the second goal for Naismith and was a menace down the left flank. He caused no end of problems for the home defence, who failed to track his well-timed runs. (7/10)

Attack

Romelu Lukaku: Very quiet display from Everton's record signing. He lost his battle with Leicester's central defenders and never looked like scoring. His lack of football in pre-season was clear to see and his team will be hoping that he returns to form quickly. (6/10)

Steven Naismith: Took his goal well and was a danger throughout the 90 minutes. His combination play with Pienaar and McGeady was exceptional in a fine all-round performance. (7/10)

Substitutes

Seamus Coleman: Came on with five minutes left to play and struggled to get into the match. (5/10)

Kevin Mirallas: Was lively after being introduced late on. He delivered a couple of dangerous crosses into the box in the closing stages as his team looked for a winning goal. (6/10)


Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City celebrates scoring his goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at the King Power Stadium on August 16, 2014
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