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PL2 review: Small on target after making Everton history

26 Jan 2021
Thierry Small

Left-back, 16, scores in 4-2 win at Leicester just a day after becoming club's youngest first-team player

Sunday was a memorable day for 16-year-old Everton starlet Thierry Small, who became the club's youngest first-team player when he appeared against Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup.

And the left-back provided further evidence of his potential the following day as he opened the scoring in a 4-2 win at Leicester City which took the Toffees up to fifth in Premier League 2 Division 1.

His team-mate Nathan Broadhead also shone against the Foxes. The forward set up two goals before scoring himself, leaving his side four points behind leaders Tottenham Hotspur.

See: Leicester report | Everton report

Missed opportunity for Man City

Manchester City missed the chance to go top of Division 1 after being held to a 1-1 draw by fourth-placed Blackburn Rovers.

Man City's Ben Knight cancelled out Sam Burns' opener and Blackburn were reduced to 10 men when Louie Annesley was sent off in the 82nd minute, but City could not find a winner. 

In Division 2, Stoke City leapfrogged Middlesbrough up to fourth. Christian Norton and Kieran Coates scored in a 2-0 win that also featured a penalty save by Angus Gunn, on loan at Stoke from Southampton.

Click on the matches below for more details, with line-ups and stats. 

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