Everton beat Manchester United 4-0 at Goodison Park to give their hopes of finishing seventh in the Premier League a major boost.
The Toffees were superb in front of their home fans and have more than banished memories of the 2-0 defeat to Fulham last weekend.
Goals came courtesy of Richarlison, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Lucas Digne and Theo Walcott, and Everton are now joint on points with Watford with 49, but sit seventh by virtue of a superior goal difference.
There were a number of fantastic individual displays from the hosts, but one man who really shone bright on Easter Sunday was Bernard.
The Brazilian was terrific playing down the left wing and caused Victor Lindelof a lot of problems.
It has largely been tough first season for Bernard but in recent months he has really started to show his best form for the Toffees.
Now he is a crucial player for Marco Silva, and is a far better fit down the left than Richarlison was.
Everton fans react
A number of Everton fans lauded the former Shakhtar Donetsk man – who rakes in £120,000-a-week according to Spotrac – for his efforts against the Red Devils:
— phillip efc (@PhillipEfc) 21 April 2019
What a FANTASTIC #EasterSunday afternoon at Goodison. 😃#Everton were MAGNIFICENT & we’ve been threatening to give a team a hiding like that for weeks. Most importantly we were clinical in front of goal.
Bernard, Digne, Gana, Keane & Zouma were superb. #EFC #UTFT #COYB #EVEMUN
— Mike Peters (@djmikepeters) 21 April 2019
— Paul Harmon🇺🇸 (@CheeseDooodles) 21 April 2019
Digne and Bernard cost us £18m in transfer fees. I’m on the floor.
— smart those jeans (@EFC_Dan_) 21 April 2019
Bernard and DCL again excellent today, doing lots of the donkey work. Digne though, signing of the season 👏👏👏#everton
— Tim Gale (@TimGale8) 21 April 2019
Great one lads @Everton, up the toffees, What a signing Bernard was
— Lukas (@lukasjones_10) 21 April 2019
Bernard is absolute quality.
— Jordan Thompson (@Jord_Thom00) 21 April 2019
Who knew a siren was all we needed to sort our home form out. From start to finish today was everything that fans want an Everton team to be. Gueye, Bernard and Sigurdsson the pick of a faultless bunch. Avoiding days like Fulham is the next step.
— Luke O’Farrell (@lukeofarrell) 21 April 2019