Everton star Richarlison indebted to Marco Silva

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Everton boss Marco Silva says he is pleased to see Richarlison scoring goals but insists that his performance was the most pleasing thing about him today.

After being on hand to poke home from some poor Wolves defending, the Brazilian winger put the Toffees in front once more in the second half with a sumptuous right-footed finish. When the ball dropped, Richarlison was on hand to finish from inside the six-yard box.

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Five minutes later Wolves drew level thanks to a superbly executed free-kick from Ruben Neves. Even after Everton were reduced to 10 men, Wolves remained unusually conservative in attack, with their wing-backs dropping deep to form what was essentially a back 5 alongside the centre-backs. Richarlison spun away from Conor Coady before curling a low effort past Rui Patricio.


Everton looked happy to try to hold on to their lead and for the first time Wolves looked like they had a man advantage.

The company said that summer transfer in the English topflight sparked a drop in spending for the first time since 2010.

"I told that during pre-season it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane, I repeat and maybe tomorrow the reaction is the same: Pre-season hard when you don't have your players to work, as simple as that".

The much-maligned Morgan Schneiderlin looked tidy and recycled play well. Michael Keane was solid in defence, clearing with confident pretty much anything that came his way bar Neves' brilliant diagonal ball.


Wanderers, who won the Championship title last season, have strengthened their squad with eight new players over the summer. "And then, when we have the space, to be aggressive going forward".

Newcastle on the other hand have had their own kind of upheaval with a recent media boycott by the players to force management of the club pay them their due bonuses for the past season.

Former Tottenham Hotspur and Everton striker Lineker was following the match, and he stated on Twitter that Richarlison is a bargain at £40m.


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