U21s held by Leicester

by | 24/08/2015  6 Comments  [Jump to last]
Everton Under-21s drew 1-1 with Leicester City Under-21s as Elder's late equaliser earned the Foxes a draw at King Power Stadium.

Elder's late equaliser cancelled out Conor Grant's first-half strike.

Everton U21s: Hewelt, Jones, Yates, Graham, Connolly, Ledson, Grant, Williams, Henen (Charsley 65'), Donohue (Evans 46'), Byrne.

Subs not used: Griffiths, Bainbridge, Walsh.  

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Harold Matthews
1 Posted 25/08/2015 at 11:50:12
I would expect that line-up to score more than one goal against U21 opposition.

Good grief. Jones, Connolly, Grant, Ledson, Williams, Byrne and Henen. What's going on Unsy? Are we making 45 passes before we try a shot on goal? Something's wrong somewhere. These lads are going backwards.

David Chait
2 Posted 25/08/2015 at 11:57:10
I see only Galloway has made the England U21 squad.... not good signs.
Harold Matthews
3 Posted 25/08/2015 at 12:53:50
Also Stones and Garbutt David. They wanted Barkley but he's staying with the senior squad.
Gary Edwards
4 Posted 25/08/2015 at 15:03:01
Dave (2) .. that doesn't surprise me. I was at the mini-derby and Holgate was our standout player by a distance which in itself was worrying as that was his first game.

I hought little Liam Walsh played well too in the mini-derby but I see he was an unused sub for the next outing.

Harold... as this was the first time I'd watched the U21s, I can't comment if they were going backwards or not... Holgate aside, it wasn't impressive.

Brian Hill
5 Posted 25/08/2015 at 15:11:31
Harold, Unsy was the ultimate hoofballer, although had many other admirable qualities. I find it difficult to imagine him coaching the Martinez philosophy.
Harold Matthews
6 Posted 25/08/2015 at 17:28:46
Brian. The academy are all supposed to be playing the same style as the main squad and Dennis Lawrence keeps a close eye on all the groups. Those quickest to adapt are accelerated.

Must say, Holgate looks a real Unsy type and definitely one for the future.

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