Rafa Benitez admitted changing his formation to counteract the forward play of Leighton Baines. Normally seen in the centre of midfield; Ramires started on the right to combat the Baines/ Steven Pienaar axis.
The current Chelsea inter8im manager was pleased his team left Goodison Park with all three points as they beat Everton 2-1.
Benitez said: “We knew that Baines could be very dangerous so we put Ramires on the left to control him. Ramires did a great job for us.”
He continued: “I’m really pleased because you could see the character of the players as we weren't’t in the game for the first 20 minutes. I was really pleased with the performance of the team.
“You could see they [Everton] were pushing until the end.”