2 Nov 2015

Everton thump Sunderland

9:28 am on 2 November 2015

Arouna Kone grabbed a hat-trick as Everton piled on the English Premier League relegation worries for Sam Allardyce's Sunderland with a 6-2 demolition job at Goodison Park.

In the day's other match, Ronald Koeman's Southampton climbed to seventh in the table after first-half goals from Steven Davis and Graziano Pelle secured a 2-0 home win over south-coast rivals Bournemouth.

Everton's victory lifted them to ninth with 16 points from 11 games while Sunderland remained second from bottom on six points. Southampton have 17 points, moving above Liverpool on goal difference.

- Reuters