Martin Keown was left very confused by Jordan Pickford’s positioning against Wolves.

Speaking on BBC Final Score, the pundit questioned why the Everton goalkeeper ‘disappeared’ as they endured their third successive defeat.

Despite having the better share of shots and corners, Everton were once again unable to put the ball in the back of the net as they hosted Wolves at Goodison Park.

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Their lack of goal threat was soon punished, as substitute Sasa Kalajdzic nodded in the opener for Wolves only two minutes after he came onto replace Matheus Cunha.

The Toffees failed to recover from their 4-0 thrashing by Aston Villa last time out and Keown believes Pickford is once again at fault for conceding a goal.

Speaking on Kalajdzic’s header, the former defender said: “It’s the basics there. If you look at the goalkeeper for the goal, I’m wondering why is he disappearing again behind the goal line when the ball is headed in three yards out?

“You’re looking at players to take responsibility and that’s been a massive issue.”

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Pickford was also in the limelight last week as he took out Ollie Watkins in the penalty box and gifted Villa the chance to double their lead – which they unsurprisingly tucked away.

The 29-year-old has now conceded six goals in three matches in the new campaign, though he is far from the only player to have come under criticism this month.

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Michael Keane was slammed for his role in the defeat last week and was dropped to the bench this time round, though the centre-back found himself playing up top towards the end of this weekend’s loss.

While it was a relief to finally see Everton bring on new striker Youssef Chermiti, their lack of attacking talent is very clear and fans will be praying they don’t have to watch Keane take up that role again.

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