Jarrad Branthwaite, the centre-back player of Everton FC, made a dramatic goal in the last minute making it 2-2, on Saturday. The ultimate goal scored by him was a ‘rescue’ to the club as it equalized the score in the 94th minute against Tottenham Hotspur FC.
Everton FC vs Tottenham Hotspur FC: 2-2 in Full Time
It was a clear heartbreak for the Spurs in the Premier League season on Saturday at Goodison Park. On the other hand, the added time turned out fortunate for the Toffees.
Jarrad Branthwaite: The Rescuer
The 21-year-old centre-back player of Everton FC, Jarrad Branthwaite was considered the Man of the Match on Saturday.
The 6-foot-5 defender is gathering all praises for contributing considerably to his side’s clean sheet and becoming Everton’s ‘rescuer.’ The young player was responsible for lending a ‘dramatic’ finish to the match played against Tottenham Hotspur, scoring a 2-2 draw.
“I’m very pleased,” expresses the Toffees coach
Sean Mark Dyche, the former English footballer and the current coach of Toffees, is in all praises for his club.
The manager of Everton FC was “very pleased” as his boys showed great mentality from their side while playing against Spurs. In an interview following the match, Dyche stated that he feels delighted as his club’s “mentality was excellent.” Furthermore, the coach added that “it’s a brave header and a good finish.”
He was highly confident when he stated that his team can be “very competitive,” if they are connected.
The Boss of Spurs: “One of their worst performances.”
The clash between Everton FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC brought nothing but disappointment to Ange Postecoglou, the coach of Spurs.
Tottenham’s manager was dismayed when the 94th-minute goal by Jarrad was allowed to stand. It felt like the victory for Spurs had been snatched away right from their clutches in the last minute.
He expressed how “difficult” it is to try, come and play in a place like this. The manager was downhearted when he said that it’s not easy to “dominate.”
Vicario’s “Issue”: A Loss for Tottenham Hotspur
Guglielmo Vicario, the goalkeeper of Spurs has recently acknowledged his mistake in Everton’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
The first goal by Everton’s winger, Jack Harrison, witnessed the goalkeeper to be caught under the ball from a corner. The ball scored by Harrison easily moved over Vicario’s head and touched the net scoring a point. In addition to Jack, Vicario failed to manipulate the ‘dramatic’ goal by Jarrad and as a result, the game was finished in a 2-2 draw.
It seemed that he was heavily targeted by the opponent team with different goals coming from different set pieces. Several eminent players pointed out his fault for not being able to handle the balls by Toffees. His error is being termed as a “define issue,” “a chink in his armor.” Vicario himself reacted to his mistake and on Instagram he wrote that his club and he are “disappointed to have dropped 2 points right at the end.”