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Player Ratings: Everton 0-1 Valencia

Goal rates every player as Valencia secure fifth spot in this year's Guinness International Champions Cup thanks to Michel's goal at Sun Life Stadium

By Harry Slavin

  • Joel
    2
    0
    3.00

    Joel

    Sharp off his line in the first half to deny Ibanez, but there was very little he could do about Michel's strike. Had to prevent Ibanez with further good stops to keep his side in the game.

  • Bryan Oviedo
    2
    0
    2.50

    Bryan Oviedo

    Proved lively in the opening period with a couple of runs down the right, prompting Mathieu to clatter him. Substituted at the break for Seamus Coleman

  • John Stones
    1
    0
    2.50

    John Stones

    Took a nasty challenge from Salva Ruiz in the opening half but was able to return to the action. Eventually taken off in the second 45 after a decent display.

  • Sylvain Distin
    1
    0
    2.50

    Sylvain Distin

    Stood firm in the opening half to block a number of Valencia's efforts. Still showed his class despite his age with some well-read interceptions.

  • Phil Jagielka
    3
    1
    2.50

    Phil Jagielka

    Solid in the opening period as los Che's chances were at a premium thanks to the England centre-back. Put his body on the line to block a couple of shots to ensure his side didn't fall further behind.

  • Marouane Fellaini
    5
    0
    2.00

    Marouane Fellaini

    Cut a frustrated figure at the end of the opening half as Valencia dominated the midfield. Things got no better in the second as the Belgian wasted a couple of opportunities to draw his side level.

  • Darron Gibson
    1
    0
    2.50

    Darron Gibson

    Wasteful early on with a couple of dead-ball deliveries. Gibson was replaced late on by Osman, who by then looked tired after chasing the Valencia midfield all game.

  • Gerard Deulofeu
    8
    0
    2.50

    Gerard Deulofeu

    Some direct running and neat touches from the Barcelona loanee in the first half but not the same extent as his opposite number. Replaced near the beginning of the second.

  • Ross Barkley
    1
    2
    2.50

    Ross Barkley

    Looked good with the ball at his feet but his delivery and passing let him down on more than one occasion. Substituted in the second half as Martinez wrung the changes.

  • Steven Naismith
    3
    0
    3.00

    Steven Naismith

    Worked extremely hard on the left throughout, getting back to make some important challenges in his own area as well as testing Guaita at the other end. Replaced just after the break by Mirallas.

  • Victor Anichebe
    1
    0
    2.00

    Victor Anichebe

    A frustrating 45 for the Nigeria international who couldn't get into the game in his role as a lone striker. Had one opportunity but poked his shot over before being replaced by Jelavic at the break.

Substitutions

  • Leon Osman
    1
    0

    Leon Osman

    Came on for the final eight minutes but had no time to make any real impact.

  • Leighton Baines
    1
    0
    2.50

    Leighton Baines

    Came on down the left and tried to get forward whenever possible but his touch let him down on a couple of occasions.

  • Nikica Jelavic
    1
    0
    2.50

    Nikica Jelavic

    Replaced the lacklustre Anichebe at the break but didn't fair much better. Managed to link up better with his team-mates but chances were still very few and far between. Replaced very late on after picking up a knock.

  • Arouna Kone
    1
    0

    Arouna Kone

    Came on for the final minute to replace a hobbling Jelavic.

  • Seamus Coleman
    1
    1
    2.50

    Seamus Coleman

    Played a fair amount of the second half and provided an outlet down the right that was missing in the first period. Still struggled to create any meaningful chances, however.

  • Kevin Mirallas
    2
    1
    2.50

    Kevin Mirallas

    Came on for the tireless Naismith as a more attacking option but the chances just never fell to the Belgian. Was well-placed to tap home on a few occasions but the pass never materialised.

  • Guaita
    4
    0
    3.00

    Guaita

    Produced a fine stop to deny Naismith in the opening period. Was never really tested in the second half as Everton failed to mount any real threat after a raft of changes.

  • Barragán
    3
    0
    2.50

    Barragán

    A decent performance defensively wasn't matched at the other end as Barragan wasted a couple of opportunities in the opening period for the Spanish side.

  • Víctor Ruiz
    2
    0
    2.50

    Víctor Ruiz

    A calm display from the defender as Valencia dealt with everything their opponents threw at them. Some important blocks and well-timed challenges put a halt on the number of Everton advances.

  • Jérémy Mathieu
    3
    0
    2.50

    Jérémy Mathieu

    Took out Oviedo in the opening five minutes and was booked for his troubles. Was solid throughout though, including an important tackle on Fellaini late in the game.

  • Aly Cissokho
    4
    0
    3.50

    Aly Cissokho

    Never afraid to get forward and was a constant nuisance for Everton. Had a couple of opportunities himself before setting up Michel for the opening goal.

  • Ibanez Robert
    8
    0
    3.50

    Ibanez Robert

    A promising display from the youngster in which he showed a good turn of pace to get away from the Toffees defence on a number of occasions. Unlucky not to add a second when denied by Robles.

  • Oriol Romeu
    6
    0
    2.50

    Oriol Romeu

    Robust in midfield and helped his side control the majority of possession. Kept Fellaini fairly quiet all evening too.

  • Jonathan Viera
    3
    0
    3.00

    Jonathan Viera

    Only on for the first half but an impressive display nonetheless as Everton struggled to cope with the tricky midfielders direct running style. Was unable to add to the double he scored against Inter.

  • Parejo
    1
    0
    2.50

    Parejo

    Took charge of set-pieces all night but failed to deliver any telling balls. Another who was able to get some joy out of running at Everton's defence.

  • Salva Ruiz
    1
    0
    2.50

    Salva Ruiz

    Fluffed his lines early on when the ball fell at his feet in the box but recovered to create a few problems for Roberto Martinez's side.

  • Jonas
    4
    1
    2.50

    Jonas

    Played in an advanced attacking role and while not as isolated as his opposite number, Jonas still struggled to get into the game. A number of tame and deflected shots was all he could muster.

Substitutions

Results
7th Place Final
Times In IST
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo
Striker
Real Madrid
3 0
Arturo Vidal Arturo Vidal
Midfielder
Juventus
2 2
Kevin Mirallas Kevin Mirallas
Striker
Everton
2 1
Alessandro Matri Alessandro Matri
Striker
Fiorentina
2 1
Kwadwo Asamoah Kwadwo Asamoah
Midfielder
Juventus
2 1