Young Blues through to Final with 6-0 win

Tuesday 25 July 2017  9 Comments  [Jump to last]
Everton's U18/U19 side trounced FC Sarajevo 6-0 in the semi-final of the CEE Cup in Prague on Monday.

The Young Blues now move forward to the final where they will meet the youngsters of Burnley.

Everton blitzed the young players from Bosnia and Herzegovina with three goals in each half-to record their second successive 6-0 victory in the competition.

Goals came from Gordon, Corke, Moore, Ozounindis, and two more from Ellis Simms.



Everton U19s:
12 Joe Hilton (GK)
10 Nathan Moore
11 Con Ouzounidis
3 Michael Collins
5 Stephen Duke-McKenna
19 Pawel Zuk
15 Thomas Scully
7 Sid Kerr
29 Shayne Lavery
16 Ellis Simms
6 Anthony Gordon
Substitutes:
2 Joe Anderson
4 Jordan Cork
9 Barney McKeown
1 Nico Defreitas-Hansen
14 Elliot Richards
17 Tom Warren

Watch the Match Highlights


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David Milner
1 Posted 25/07/2017 at 17:15:04
Semi-final win 6 - 0 against Sarajevo.

Goals from:-

Ellis Simms (2) top scorer in the tournament with 5

Jordan Corke, Anthony Gordon, Con Ouzounidis & Nathan Moore.

Final against Burney at 6 pm CET Wednesday 26th, possibly live on YouTube.

Charlie Lloyd
2 Posted 25/07/2017 at 19:11:25
First game I've watched in its entirety. This was a excellent performance throughout the team. Defensively solid. Sarajevo didn't really have any decent chances.

Midfield ran the show and the Attackers ran rings round their defence. The other noticeable thing was the tempo. They played with a real desire to put their opponents away and were relentless through to the end. It really could have been double figures.

Let's hope they can beat Burnley tomorrow (5pm KO) and bring home first silverware of the season. The Burnley coach is actually Danny Cadamarteri.

Alex Jones
3 Posted 25/07/2017 at 19:24:39
Doesn't seem like this tournament has been much of a test. Is there not anything more prestigious we could play in?
Anthony Dwyer
4 Posted 25/07/2017 at 22:45:04
Alex, come on, mate, it's pre-season kickabouts.

The lads are U19 and doing well in a tourney abroad, isn't that a good thing?

Charlie Lloyd
5 Posted 26/07/2017 at 00:25:46
Anthony @ 4

I agree. They can only put away what is put in front of them. First game from what I saw they were wasteful in the final third but since they have been dominant over the whole park.

I'll be logging in to the YouTube link having another look at what we are nurturing at U18s level

This has been a great opportunity for us to view what is in the academy.

Jason Barker
6 Posted 26/07/2017 at 12:56:00
No Joshua Zirkzee?
Si Cooper
7 Posted 26/07/2017 at 12:59:39
Hopefully he's just gone home to pack his bags for the move to Merseyside, Jason. Nothing about him on the OS that I could find.
Ian Glassey
8 Posted 26/07/2017 at 13:05:40
I read somewhere that Joshua Zirkzee had signed for Benfica, don't know if its true or not.. But they do pick good young players up then sell on at a big profit..
Jason Barker
9 Posted 26/07/2017 at 13:09:15
Hmmm, all seems to have gone quiet on this front. Let's just keep our fingers crossed..

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