Alan Stubbs was full of praise for trialist, Thomas Hitzlsperger. After the German international had played the full 90 minutes for Everton's Under-21 side on Monday night.
Tommy, lined up with Sylvain Distin and Jan Mucha as the three over aged players with the Everton youngsters.
Buzz played just half a game to keep him ticking over, while most of the senior players were away on international duty.
Stubbsy said: "I thought Thomas did well and you could see that he's experienced and has a calmness about him when he has the ball. It was his first game coming back, so it would have been a great boost to him coming through without a problem.
"He probably played longer than what we expected him to but because of injuries we ended up using all of our subs. I'm really pleased for Thomas because his attitude has been fantastic."
Everton: Mucha, Browning, Touray, Lundstram, Distin (Pennington 45m), Duffy, Gueye(Yellow Card), Hitzlsperger, Vellios(Goal 48m), McAleny (Hope 45m), Junior (Grant 45m(Goal 81m)).
Bench(not used): Taudul, Forrester.
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