Everton have been very poor in pre-season football this summer until the Blackpool game this weekend. Hosts Blackpool could not match the firepower of Everton and England international midfielder Dele Alli especially when the two teams faced off at Bloomfield Road on Sunday.

Frank Lampard is the Everton manager and he was without the attacking duo of Demarai Gray and Dominic Calvert-Lewin for the away game with English Championship side Blackpooldue to injury.

Lampard and his Everton players had lost their two games in pre-season football this summer before the Blackpool game. The two games were lost in the United States of America. They were beaten 2-0 by fellow Premier League team Arsenal with goals from Brazil international Gabriel Jesus and Bukayo Saka. The Arsenal defeat was followed by the humiliating 4-0 defeat at the hands of Major League Soccer (MLS) side Minnesota United with Argentine attacker Emanuel Reynoso responsible for one of the goals.
Everton took just six minutes to take the lead against home team Blackpool in their third pre-season friendly game this summer and Tom Davies soon made it 2-0 with his goal. Gary Madine halved the deficit just before the end of the first half. In the second half, Dele Alli scored the first of his brace for the Toffesto edge them 3-1 ahead before former Everton star Callum Connolly pulled one back forBlackpool. Dele Alli then scored his second goal of the game to seal the victory for Everton manager Frank Lampard and his players.
After the Blackpool game, the attention is now on facing Dynamo Kyiv in the last pre-season friendly this summer. Everton would open their new Premier League campaign with an home game against Chelsea who finished third on the league table last season. On their part, Everton were fifth from bottom on the league table last season.