FT: Everton 3-1 Young Boys (agg: 7-2)

Date published: Thursday 1st January 1970 12:00

FT -EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) EVERTON GO INTO THE LAST 16!
90
There will be two minutes of added time…
89
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): SHOT! Osman releases Kone into the Young Boys box but his shot is wild.
87
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): There are just three minutes plus stoppage time remaining at Goodison Park.
82
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): It’s the Everton fans in full voice now and they should be. Everton will be the only British club in tomorrow’s Europa League draw.
80
Osman comes on for Naismith for the hosts.
79
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): SAVE! Mirrallas dances past the Young Boys defence and draws a dubious save from the goalkeeper. Brilliant work again from the Belgium international.
77
Kubo is replaced by Afum for Young Boys.
76
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): POST! Kone strikes from just outside the box but the ball rebounds off the post.
73
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): It’s pretty quiet at Goodison with Everton now in firm control of proceedings.
70
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): Garbutt crosses but Mirrallas cannot get on the end of it with the goal gaping.
68
Nuzzolo is coming off and Gerndt is the man to replace him for the visitors.
66
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): They may be on their way out but there’s still plenty of noise coming from the Swiss fans.
64
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) SHOT! Mirrallas breaks forward and finds Kone, who cuts back inside but his shot is well saved by Wolfli.
62
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): Naimsith tries to release Know on goal but Rochat makes a crucial intervention.
61
Everton make the change. McCarthy makes way from Besic.
60
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) Besic is being readied for the hosts. That’s a surprise considering he’s a booking away from a suspension.
57
Lecjaks is replaced by Burki for the visitors.
54
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) Everton are much more comfortable now after taking the sting out of the visitors with those three first-half goals.
53
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) SAVE! Everton break forward through Kone, who finds Mirrallas. The Belgian cuts inside and shoots but Wolfli makes the save.
52
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) Not quite the start we had to the first-half but that will be music to Everton’s ears.
49
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) That didn’t look to promising for Everton as Lukaku went off holding his hamstring. They’ll be hoping he’s ok for Sunday’s trip to Arsenal.
48
There’ll be no hattrick for Lukaku but he’s done his job. He’s being replaced by Kone.
47
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2) SHOT! Lukaku creates some space inside the box for the shot but it’s well blocked.
46
Everton get the second-half underway…
45
HT – EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2)
45
There will a minute of added time at the end of the first-half…
44
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): Much better from Everton. Coleman is the next man to test the Young Boys’ defence and he finds Garbutt in the box, but the full-back cannot direct his shot on target.
41
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): Gibson is the creator as he finds, Mirrallas with a beautiful through ball and the Belgium international does the rest. He calmly slots the ball past the onrushing Wolfli to put this tie well and truly to bed.
41
EVERTON 3-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 7-2): GOAL! MIRRALLAS SCORES FOR THE HOSTS!
39
EVERTON 2-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 6-2): SAVE! Lukaku plays in Mirrallas but this time Wolfli makes an excellent save.
38
EVERTON 2-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 6-2): Sanogo pushes Naismith and tempers start to flare. The Scot needs to be careful as a booking would rule him out of Everton’s next match in the competition.
36
EVERTON 2-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 6-2): The Everton fans are celebrating but it’s not another goal. They give the biggest cheer of the night to the news Liverpool have just gone out of the Europa League on penalties to Besiktas.
34
EVERTON 2-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 6-2): Everton are having plenty of joy on the break and this time it’s Naismith who breaks forward. The ball falls at the feet of Gareth Barry but his strike does not trouble the goalkeeper.
32
EVERTON 2-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 6-2): That should really be job done for Everton but they cannot take their eye off the ball with Young Boys still pushing forward at every attempt.
30
EVERTON 2-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 6-2): Garbutt streaks clear down the left and has time to measure his cross which is met on the volley by Lukaku, who fires into the far corner past Wolfli. Turnaround complete!
30
EVERTON 2-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 6-2): WHAT A STRIKE! LUKAKU GIVES EVERTON THE LEAD!
28
EVERTON 1-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 5-2): Young Boys are straight on the attack again. Their attitude tonight has been excellent.

26
EVERTON 1-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 5-2): Wolfli brings down Naismith in the box and the referee has no hesitation in pointing to the spot. Lukaku steps up and rolls the ball into the corner for his 14th of the season. That will have settled the Everton nerves.

26
EVERTON 1-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 5-2): LUKAKU EQUALISES FROM THE PENALTY SPOT!

25
EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2): PENALTY TO EVERTON

23
EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2): SHOT! Kubo tries to beat Howard from long range but the ball flies over the bar. The Everton fans are not happy.

21
EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2): CROSSBAR! Everton are really living dangerously here as Sutter rattles the woodwork with a header. Young Boys are cause Everton’s defence all sorts of problems.

20
EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2): CHANCE! Hoarau finds some space on the edge of the penalty area but Coleman is quickly across to make a last-ditch tackle. Another warning for Everton.

18
EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2): CROSS! Everton break through Lukaku and he tries to find Naismith in the box, but the Scot is adjudged to have fouled Sutter.

16
EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2): Kubo tries to get in behind the Everton back four once again but Jagielka snuffs out the danger. Youngs Boys are up for this.

14
EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2): Youngs Boys can dream as Sanogo taps in from close range after Howard can only parry Nuzzolo’s shot. Dream start for the visitors and it may just make the home side a little bit nervy.

14
GOAL! SANOGO GIVES YOUNG BOYS THE LEAD! EVERTON 0-1 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-2)

12
EVERTON 0-0 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-1): CORNER! Mirrallas’ corner is well cleared but he gets a second opportunity to play a ball into the box and he finds Naismith, but the Scot is adjudged offside.

11
EVERTON 0-0 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-1): CROSS! Gibson play Mirrallas in behind the Youngs Boys defence but his cross cannot find Lukaku in the box.

10
EVERTON 0-0 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-1): STAT! Young Boys have lost three games in the competition this season, conceding at least three goals in each defeat (10 in total).

8
EVERTON 0-0 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-1): A good spell for Young Boys, who are knocking the ball around nicely. Everton will have to be on their guard here tonight if they want to pick up a positive result.

6
EVERTON 0-0 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-1): More good work from Youngs Boys but this time it’s Sutter who fires over Howard’s crossbar from distance.

4
EVERTON 0-0 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-1): Kubo skips past Naismith but his shot does not trouble Tim Howard.

2
EVERTON 0-0 YOUNG BOYS (agg: 4-1): Plenty of possession for the home side and it doesn’t look like they are treating this tie as a dead rubber. They’ve started at a good tempo.

1
Young Boys get us underway at Goodison Park…

STAT! England’s not a happy hunting ground for Young Boys. The Swiss side have conceded six goals in their two previous visits to England (D1 L1).

The players are in the tunnel. it’s nearly time for kick-off at Goodison Park…

STAT! Romelu Lukaku bagged his first ever European hat-trick in the first leg, and his first treble since the closing day of the 2012/13 Premier League season (for West Brom against Manchester United). Can he do it again tonight?

Young Boys subs: Mvogo, Hadergjonaj, Bürki, Steffen, Sulejmanov, Afum, Gerndt.

Young Boys: Wölfli, Viloti?, Lecjaks, Rochat, Sutter, Bertone, Nuzzolo, Sanogo Junior, Zárate, Kubo, Hoarau.

Everton subs: Joel, Baines, Kone, Besic, Osman, Barkley, Browning.

Everton XI: Howard, Garbutt, Alcaraz, Jagielka, Coleman, Gibson, Barry, McCarthy, Mirallas, Naismith, Lukaku.

With kick-off fast approaching here’s a reminder of tonight’s team news…

We are just under 15 minutes away from kick-off…

You can send in your predictions on Twitter for tonight’s game at Goodison Park through @SkyFootball

Young Boys may face a tough chllenge to qualify tonight but they would have taken plenty of confidence from beating title rivals Basel 4-2 at the weekend. Can they score four again?

Everton are odds-on to secure their progress with a win, with Sky Bet making them 7/10 favourites to Young Boys’ price of 15/4. The Swiss outfit are 33/1 to overturn the first-leg deficit to qualify and 150/1 to take the tie to extra-time with a 4-1 win of their own. Martinez’s men were cut from 20/1 to 14/1 to win the competition following their first-leg victory, making them joint fifth favourites in a wide-open outright market.

STAT! Fortress Goodison! Everton have won 10 of their last 15 home games in European competition (including qualifiers), drawing two and losing three.

Young Boys subs: Mvogo, Hadergjonaj, Bürki, Steffen, Sulejmanov, Afum, Gerndt.

Young Boys XI to face Everton: Wölfli, Viloti?, Lecjaks, Rochat, Sutter, Bertone, Nuzzolo, Sanogo Junior, Zárate, Kubo, Hoarau.

And now for the visitors…

Everton subs: Joel, Baines, Kone, Besic, Osman, Barkley, Browning.

Everton XI to face Youngs Boys: Howard, Garbutt, Alcaraz, Jagielka, Coleman, Gibson, Barry, McCarthy, Mirallas, Naismith, Lukaku.

The Everton team news is in…

Everton hold a 4-1 lead from the first leg and should have no problems qualifying for the last 16 but it looks as thought Roberto Martinez is taking no chances with the starting line-up he has named!

Good evening and welcome to Sky Sports live text commentary as Everton host Young Boys in the Europa League round-of-32 second-leg. Kick-off is at 8:05pm and we’ll bring you the team news as soon as we have it…

More Related Articles

Comments