Everton vs Stoke (1-0) – 11.8.2017
Everton vs Stoke Match info:
Match week 1 (11th Aug 2017 – 13th Aug 2017)
Official Referee : Neil Swarbrick
Stadium : Goodison Park, Liverpool
Total Attendance : 49,045
Everton vs Stoke Match Report:
Everton forward Wayne Rooney made the perfect start to his Everton return as his 199th Premier League goal earned a 1-0 win over Stoke City.
After Starting the match few chances Rooney headed home moments before the interval following a cross from Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
At the stage the potters nearly equalised through Darren Fletcher but the midfielder’s 20-yard shot went just wide.
Stoke City team continued to push and they were denied a point by the late heroics of Jordan Pickford. Everton number 1 goalkeeper denied Xherdan Shaqiri in stoppage time to give Everton a first opening-day victory for five years.