Arouna Koné scores two late goals as Everton cruise past Yeovil

23 August 2016 20:52
When memories of Ronald Koeman’s first win at Goodison Park have faded in others’ minds they will linger long with one Evertonian. Ross Barkley captained his home-town club for the first time and marked a poignant occasion with a goal and the game’s outstanding performance as last season’s semi-finalists ensured smooth progress. They have not exited at this stage since 2001 and while Yeovil have a proud giantkilling pedigree, they have not eliminated top-flight opposition from any competition since 1949. A gulf of 79 league places proved too wide to bridge for Yeovil, a club who could name only five substitutes. Related: Liverpool rout Burton with Daniel Sturridge double icing on the cake Continue full article

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