Everton 5-1 Hull City
English Premier League
7 March 2010
Everton cruised to a 5-1 victory on Sunday against Hull City.
The first goal came from Mikel Arteta in the 17th minute but Hull would tie in the 32nd minute as Tom Cairney scored. Before the Cairney goal it should have been 2-0 but Ayegbeni Yakubu missed a penalty kick in the 29th minute. Arteta added another goal in the 39th minute to give Everton the lead before halftime.
Three more goals in the second half would give Everton the three points. Goals came from Landon Donovan (81st minute), an own goal from Richard Garcia (51st minute), and the last from Jack Rodwell (85th minute). It was a solid victory for Everton and Hull remain in a tough relegation battle.