U18s bow out of Dallas Cup

Wednesday 12 April 2017  1 Comment  [Jump to last]

The final game for Everton U18s the Dallas Cup saw Everton defeated 2-0 by Monterrey of Mexico, ending their participation in this year's tournament.

The Gordon Jago Super Group of U19 teams finished with the Blues in 3rd place of Bracket B with a win and two losses.

The Blues went behind in the first half, and then gave away a penalty before the hour mark, the task rendered impossible when Liam Morris was shown a red card. The holders thus relinquish the Dallas Cup and retun home empty-handed.

The Young Blues had lost their opening match to FC Dallas but their win over Maccabi Haifa mean that another victory in their third game would see them progress.

"I was pleased with the performance,” Kevin Sheedy said. “For the first half an hour we followed the game plan, hitting them on the counter attack and had a couple of situations where we should have done better

“But against the run of play, we found ourselves a goal down which we didn't deserve. That put us on the back foot.

"They got their second goal through a penalty and we then had a man wrongly sent off in a case of mistaken identity. From there it was 10 men against a very good team, but I thought we defended brilliantly with loads of blocks put in. The players take a lot of credit for that."

Everton U18s: Pierce, Yates, Moore, Lees, Harrington, Morris [R:60'], Collins, Bramall, Gordon, Warren (57' Scully), Brewster.


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Steve Ferns
1 Posted 13/04/2017 at 08:58:06
I've only heard of Brewster. Have they lots of injuries?

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