Joel Robles saw his first action of the season after being selected in goal, while Tom Davies, a second-half substitute for the senior side against the Black Cats last night, was also in the side along with Mason Holgate and new signing Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
George Brady's second-half goal for the visitors proved to be the difference, however.
Everton U23: Joel, Kenny (c), Robinson, Davies, Connolly, Holgate, Charsley (Henen, 68), Walsh
(Jones, 83), Dyson (Sambou, 77), Calvert-Lewin. Dowell.
Subs: Hewelt, Evans
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1 Posted 13/09/2016 at 21:19:12
2 Posted 14/09/2016 at 20:15:32
Dominic Calvert-Lewin looked to have a bit about him. Built like a beanpole, he has skill with the ball at his feet and has pace and played well alongside Calum Dyson who also showed well.
The goal came from a free-kick on the left touchline which was curled towards goal and Robles came for it and got there just after a Sunderland player's head and the ball sailed into an unguarded goal.
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