Wayne Rooney penalty rescues Everton from defeat against Brighton

This match was moved to Sunday afternoon so it could be shown live in India yet those tuning in across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and elsewhere would have been forgiven for turning off early given the very English contest on show: plenty of huff and puff but very little quality.

For Ronald Koeman it also made for grim viewing up until 90 minutes and with his side 1-0 down following Anthony Knockaert’s goal moments earlier. Everton were struggling again and losing again, with Koeman having to endure taunts from the home supporters of: “You’re getting sacked in the morning!” But then came salvation – a converted penalty from Wayne Rooney that providing his beleaguered manager with some respite on an otherwise difficult afternoon.

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This match was moved to Sunday afternoon so it could be shown live in India yet those tuning in across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and elsewhere would have been forgiven for turning off early given the very English contest on show: plenty of huff and puff but very little quality.For Ronald Koeman it also made for grim viewing up until 90 minutes and with his side 1-0 down following Anthony Knockaert’s goal moments earlier. Everton were struggling again and losing again, with Koeman having to endure taunts from the home supporters of: “You’re getting sacked in the morning!” But then came salvation – a converted penalty from Wayne Rooney that providing his beleaguered manager with some respite on an otherwise difficult afternoon. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/15/brighton-hove-albion-everton-premier-league-match-report

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