According to the official site's account of the match:
The Blues competed well with their South American opposition but were regularly frustrated by the Brazilians' ability to keep the ball, thus denying Sheedy's side the chance to impose their own possession-based game.Santos' pressure told when Matheus Silva fired past Hewelt with four minutes of the first half remaining and the Brazilians doubled their lead when Leonardo Assis crossed low and James Graham put the ball into his own net.
The young Blues hope to bounce back when they take on Feyenoord next. A full list of the U18 players who travelled to South Africa:
Name Age Pos Country Jamie Mellen 16 Defender British Spencer Myers 16 Defender British Josef Yarney 16 Defender British James Yates 16 Defender British Arlen Birch 17 Defender British Aidan Graham 17 Defender British Antonee Robinson 16 Defender British Jordan Thorniley 17 Defender British Delial Brewster 16 Forward British NathanHolland 16 Forward British George Newell 17 Forward British Nathan Broadhead 16 Forward British Ciaran O'Loughlin 16 Goalkeeper British Mateusz Hewelt 17 Goalkeeper Polish Jack Bainbridge 16 Midfield British Callum Connolly 16 Midfield British Thomas Davies 16 Midfield British Kieran Dowell 16 Midfield British Steven Kinsella 15 Midfield Irish Liam Walsh 16 Midfield British Charley Edge 17 Midfield British
Quotes sourced from EvertonFC.com
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