- Bong o.g. opens scoring
- Tosun makes it 2-0
- Everton rises ninth
Cenk Tosun scored to help Everton arrest its slump with a 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Gaetan Bong also recorded an own goal against Brighton and Hove Albion, which fails to pass Everton and sits 11th with 34 points.
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The goal was coming, and the Toffees found it via a Yannick Bolasie cross for Theo Walcott which was turned into the goal by Walcott’s marker, Bong.
Tosun got Big Sam a goal off an Everton man, with Leighton Baines combining beautifully with the Turkish striker to give Everton a two-goal lead.
Mat Ryan stopped Wayne Rooney‘s late penalty to prevent an inflated score line.
Anthony Knockaert was sent off late for a studs-up tackle.
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