Alex Iwobi continued his fine form in Everton’s 2-0 win against Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho’s Leicester City on Wednesday’s Premier League match.
Iheanacho was brought into action in the second half.
Richarlison opened the scoring for Everton in the 21st minute when he shot into the bottom corner from outside of the penalty area.
Then Mason Holgate doubled the advantage in the 72nd minute with a quick shot in the crowded penalty area.
Everton are now 5th on 24 points while Leicester follow closely behind on 4th on 23 points.
Meanwhile, a 10-man Arsenal held Southampton to a 1-1 draw to avoid a fifth straight home loss.
Former Arsenal forward Theo Walcott scored the lead for Southampton after he collected the ball and shot it over Gunners keeper Bernd Leno in the 18th minute.
However, the hosts levelled the game when captain Pierre Emerick Aubameyang culled into the visitors net after a brilliant collaborative efforts from Bukayo Saka and Eddie Nketiah in the 52nd minute.
And ten minutes later, the Gunners were reduced to 10 men after Gabriel was sent off with a second yellow card for fouling Walcott.
Arsenal stay 15th on 14 points while Southampton are third with 24 points.
In another fixture, Leeds United thrashed Newcastle 5-2.