Everton U23s travelled to Carlisle Utd for a training game this afternoon. The game was played behind closed doors with the home side edging it 3-2, with ex-Everton Academy player Manasse Mampala hitting the winner.
Everton went in front on 7 minutes through Tom Cannon and retook the lead when 16-year-old Eli Campbell struck on 66 minutes after a first-half equaliser from the home side.
Carlisle's second equaliser arrived on 83 minutes and, 60 seconds later, former Everton Academy player Manasse Mampala bent in a terrific finish for the winner.
Everton U23s: Leban, Campbell, John, Astley, Hughes, Iversen, Cannon, Dobbin, Butterfield, Price, Welch.
Subs: McAllister, Baningime, Mallon
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1 Posted 27/07/2021 at 22:33:12
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5 Posted 03/08/2021 at 21:48:51
When we were winning 2-1 our No 9? missed a good chance he should have connected with 9 yards out.
The late winning goal was a humdinger, hats of to Mampala.
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