Everton 4-0 Yeovil Town

24 Aug

Ross Barkley


Ross Barkley dedicated his goal to Everton scout Sid Benson, who died last week.

Everton overpowered Yeovil Town with a 4-0 win at Goodison Park to reach the EFL Cup third round.

Ashley Williams and Yannick Bolasie made full debuts in a strong line-up but it was Aaron Lennon who nudged in James McCarthy’s cross for the opener.

England man Ross Barkley curled in a second-half free-kick as the Toffees pulled clear of spirited Yeovil.

Arouna Kone’s late double gave the score-line an unflattering look that the League Two visitors didn’t deserve.

Everton manager Ronald Koeman gave striker Romelu Lukaku a first start of the season, the Belgium forward completing 90 minutes for the first time since recovering from a heel injury.

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Match ends, Everton 4, Yeovil Town 0.

Second Half ends, Everton 4, Yeovil Town 0.

Goal! Everton 4, Yeovil Town 0. Arouna Koné (Everton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Tom Cleverley.

Corner, Everton. Conceded by Matt Butcher.

Goal! Everton 3, Yeovil Town 0. Arouna Koné (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Romelu Lukaku.

Bryan Oviedo (Everton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ryan Hedges (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Yannick Bolasie (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution, Everton. Arouna Koné replaces Ross Barkley.

Foul by Darron Gibson (Everton).

Liam Shephard (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Joe Lea replaces Kevin Dawson.

Attempt missed. Darron Gibson (Everton) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt missed. Yannick Bolasie (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Everton. Conceded by Matt Butcher.

Goal! Everton 2, Yeovil Town 0. Ross Barkley (Everton) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Ross Barkley (Everton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Lawless (Yeovil Town).

Substitution, Everton. Tom Cleverley replaces Mason Holgate.

Substitution, Everton. Darron Gibson replaces James McCarthy.

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Tahvon Campbell replaces Otis Khan.

Attempt missed. Mason Holgate (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. James McCarthy (Everton) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Ross Barkley (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Romelu Lukaku (Everton) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Idrissa Gueye (Everton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Bryan Oviedo (Everton) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Matthew Dolan (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Idrissa Gueye (Everton).

Ryan Hedges (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ross Barkley (Everton).

Alex Lawless (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Romelu Lukaku (Everton) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Second Half begins Everton 1, Yeovil Town 0.

First Half ends, Everton 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Attempt saved. Idrissa Gueye (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Everton. Conceded by Nathan Smith.

Attempt missed. Ross Barkley (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

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