Tommy Gillan, Whiston

A very welcome away win at last! It was a good performance in the first half and we should have gone into the break with a more comfortable lead.

However, we started the second half slowly and let Southampton back into the game.

The introduction of Iwobi, which should have happened sooner, gave us the impetus to go on and win the game. A great cross from Sidibe with a brilliant finish by Richarlison and we came away with a well-deserved win.

I am pleased to say that we didn’t particularly miss Gomes, and it is great news about his successful operation.

A particular mention for Tom Davies - he is showing far better form than in recent times and let’s hope that continues. On the other hand, Schneiderlin needs to move on come the January transfer window.

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Norwich at home next game and with what surely should be a comfortable home win; we can continue our progress up the table. Particularly in readiness for the trickier games ahead!

Connor O'Neill, City Centre

Saturday’s performance was far from perfect.  But three points is three points, and being in the position we are, you can’t turn your nose up at them.

While it’s easy to talk about how poor Southampton  are, and yes they are poor, we can’t take anything anyway from our lads who delivered the professional performance we have all long craved on the road.

The task for Marco after the international break is to make Saturday’s performance the norm, not the exception away from home.

The January transfer window will soon be upon us and I for one hope we are more active than last winter.

Although we recruited heavy over the summer, we are still lacking in a number of positions, especially with the injuries beginning to pile up.

This season is far from over for Everton, with a couple of wins having the potential to springboard us up the table and one or two new additions in January could make all the difference. 

Everton director of football Marcel Brands
Everton director of football Marcel Brands

Terry McAllister, Walton

So Moise Kean was late for a team meeting for the second time since arriving at the club. He was dropped from the match day squad and apologised to the manager and his fellow players. Case closed.

It’s important that Evertonians continue to support Kean and not be taken in by the exaggerating of the offence by pundits to drum up discussion in the international break.

Nearly every Everton legend probably turned up late to training once or twice in their time and were reprimanded accordingly by the manager.

Kean is still only 19-years-old with a lot of learning still to do. Don’t forget that the Italy striker is in a new team, a new league and a new country. He’s so young that brought his Mum with him to sign for the club.

As eager as everyone is to see him cut loose it may be better man-management to be protected at this stage than to put him underneath the weight of expectation to turn around a struggling team.

Everyone can be guilty of overreacting and being impatient when frustrated at results but could you imagine some of the hot-takes from the usual suspects if Kean had struggled whilst playing regularly so far?

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Lee Molton, St Helens

An away win for the Blues and a happy trip home for us all against a struggling Southampton side.

We scored early and then played with a little more confidence and had an amazing 24 shots.

Holgate, Tom Davies and Walcott played quite well. It was a much-needed win to lift us up the table, we have another boring international break though just as we have started to win again.

This week saw the new film about our greatest ever manager, Howard Kendall released, I hope the current squad will watch this and then strive to be as successful as the great team in the 1980s.

Hopefully we can get all our players back injury-free and then we can look forward to another winnable game against Norwich to start our busy run of games up to Christmas.