Everton Under-23s were beaten 4-3 by Manchester City Under-23s atGoodison Park on Sunday.
The Blues led 2-0 at the break through Fraser Hornby and Con Ouzounidis, but a quickfire Manchester City treble put them in front midway through the second half.
Substitute Shayne Lavery equalised for the young Blues after City had been reduced to 10 men — but Phil Foden then grabbed his second goal of the game four minutes from time to give the Citizens all three points.
Everton U23s: Hewelt, Ouzounidis, Markelo, Gibson, Foulds, Grant, Denny (57' Kiersey), Bowler, Baxter (71, Lavery), Henen, Hornby (49' Sambou).
Subs not Used: Hilton, Bramall.