Kieran Dowell was among the goals as Everton defeated Gor Mahia 4-0 in a friendly match organized by betting firm SportPesa and the midfielder was more delighted to have scored with his weaker right foot.
Dowel who scored in the first leg encounter between the two sides back in 2017 in Dar es Salaam Tanzania as Everton sealed a 2-1 win, scored his team’s second goal on Tuesday 6 November at Goodison Park in what will go down as a historic game for both clubs as it was the first time that an East African team had played an English Premier League (EPL) side in England.
Dowell’s goal, a well drilled low shot from inside the area as well as his overall performance, had him pleased as he hopes to force his way into manager Marco Silva’s first team plans.
“Every game is a chance to do that, even if it is in the Under-23s or even in training,” he told evertontv.
“The manager is always watching and it is always a chance to impress.
“I don’t score many goals on my right foot, so it’s always nice to get one!
“There’s a lot of good players in this team and that’s what Everton wants. We saw a different XI against Gor Mahia and it was still very strong.
“I’ve been short on game time this season so it was nice to get out there, especially at Goodison Park
“Everybody’s champing at the bit to get a game but the lads who are playing at the weekend are flying, so it’s good all round for the Club,” he said.
Chelsea up next
Tuesday’s game will surely have Marco Silva with plenty to ponder as they now prepare to face Chelsea away this coming weekend.
Gor on the other hand are yet to be done with their England tour and on Wednesday 7, visited Hull City FC, another club sponsored by SportPesa.