Everton 2 – Valencia 3
Everton closed out their 2018 pre-season with a 5-goal thriller against Spanish powerhouse Valencia.
Everton open their Premier League campaign next Saturday against Wolves at Molineux.
Spanish international Rodrigo fired Los Che into an early lead.
Cenk Tosun equalised for Everton 10 minutes later. The Turk drilled home a low shot after good work from Theo Walcott.
Rodrigo restored Valencia’s advantage before the break. While Michael Keane’s header from a corner brought Everton level once again.
Summer signing Daniel Wass came off the bench in second half to score the winner for Valencia.
Richarlison’s brilliant gestures after Valencia
Everton’s big summer signing is Brazilian forward Richarlison.
Richarlison has joined from Watford. The Brazilian has reunited with his former boss Marco Silva, who brought him to England at Watford.
Richarlison is clearly keen to endear himself to his new supporters. And after t he Valencia game on Saturday, Richarlison spent plenty of time making some fans incredibly happy.
One girl was able to walk away with Richarlison’s shirt from the Valencia game.
Others got to take pictures with their newest star.
— Richarlison Andrade (@richarlison97) August 4, 2018
— Stephen Dermott (@stedermott) August 4, 2018
— Tony Jones (@Tony10jones) August 4, 2018
A good few minutes after the final whistle, Richarlison is still here taking pictures and signing autographs for fans
Brilliant gesture pic.twitter.com/JbHRABMcLE
— Adam Jones (@Adam_Jones94) August 4, 2018
— Scott Jenner (@ScottyDJ1981) August 4, 2018