Andros Townsend credited his mum for the marvel strike which helped Everton beat Burnley and maintained their unbeaten begin to the season.
The 30-year-old winger, signed as a free agent in the summertime, mentioned he “rolled again the years” at Goodison after his mom Katerina despatched him a video of his greatest targets.
Townsend, who has 13 England caps, additionally arrange Michael Keane’s equaliser in a 3-1 comeback victory, which additionally noticed Demarai Grey seize his third objective of the season.
“I’ve to present a shout-out to my mum as a result of through the week she despatched me a compilation video of all my targets,” he mentioned.
“She clipped all of them collectively and he or she informed me I have to imagine in myself once more. I believe you noticed that with this objective right here.
“It was rolling again the years. I’ve obtained that within the locker, I simply want to have the ability to produce it on a constant foundation. Hopefully with the supervisor right here I am going to maintain getting in the correct positions and rating extra targets and get extra assists for this historic soccer membership.”
Everton have been trailing to Burnley after Ben Mee’s header in a sturdy encounter the place Richarlison body-checked the Clarets skipper earlier than the Everton ahead was taken out by James Tarkowski.
However Everton scored three targets in six minutes to show the sport on its head, with Townsend’s 25-yard strike giving Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope no likelihood.
The victory additionally got here with out injured striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who Everton boss Rafael Benitez mentioned might be out for “greater than two to a few weeks” after breaking his toe, as Richarlison began up entrance in a 3-4-3 formation.
“We didn’t get near Burnley within the first half, we weren’t giving Richarlison help and we rectified that,” mentioned Townsend.
“Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been the talisman and is an enormous loss, however we’ve got gamers within the dressing room who can step up.
“Everton additionally had an important begin final season too however fell away. We now have suffered adversity in every recreation, however have discovered a approach to come out of it. That stands us in good stead for the remainder of the season.”
Benitez added: “I used to be satisfied that Andros can be an vital participant for us as a result of he was my participant for some months at Newcastle. I knew him when it comes to his high quality and tonight you may see that.
“And in addition, he is knowledgeable and he’s eager to be taught so I believe we are actually having a bunch of gamers that need to enhance, and so they’re completely satisfied. He is certainly one of these gamers and I did not have any doubt that he would do nicely for us.”
‘Signing these two for £1.7m is completely unbelievable’
Former Aston Villa and Scotland defender Alan Hutton speaking to BBC Radio 5 Dwell: Andros Townsend and Demarai Grey have are available in and there have been a couple of raised eyebrows, however they have been wonderful.
They have been the primary males tonight – a marvel objective from Townsend, I hope he is obtained that on document.
I believe Demarai Grey simply wanted to discover a house, he wants recreation time and minutes. He appears comfy right here, I believe the supervisor trusts him.
Grey wanted to play video games and by no means obtained the sport time at Leicester, however right here he appears settled with the boldness he’s exhibiting. They’re two good signings for Everton – £1.7m for these two signings is completely unbelievable.
‘Wonderous Townsend’ – what you mentioned
Andy: Individuals maintain fairly rightly raving about Grey, however Townsend has additionally been nice since becoming a member of! I saved saying we lacked stability for years, we lastly have two wingers! Soccer might be easy.
Peter: Wonderous Townsend.
Tom: My phrase Andros Townsend what a objective!
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