09 Jan Everton vs. Rotherham United – Football Match Report – January 9, 2021
Everton substitute Abdoulaye Doucoure scored an extra-time winner as they edged a decided Rotherham United 2-1 of their absorbing FA Cup third spherical tie at Goodison Park on Saturday.
After 90 minutes the rating was 1-1 with Cenk Tosun’s first Everton aim since Nov. 2019 cancelled out by a 56th minute strike from Rotherham’s American proper again Matthew Olosunde.
Nonetheless, three minutes into further time the hosts bought the decisive aim when Doucoure latched onto James Rodriguez’s by means of ball earlier than sliding it previous goalkeeper Jamal Blackman.
With five-time FA Cup winners Everton resting high scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Brazilian ahead Richarlison, Turkish worldwide Tosun was handed a uncommon alternative to steer the assault and bought on the scoresheet inside 10 minutes.
The guests responded with a string of probabilities and have been rewarded 10 minutes into the second half when Olosunde swivelled within the field earlier than slotting the ball previous keeper Robin Olsen.
Everton thought that they had grabbed the winner close to the top of regular time when Tosun struck within the 86th however his effort was dominated offside by VAR and it was left for Frenchman Doucoure to safe a spot within the fourth spherical of the competitors.