Everton defender Jarrad Brandhwaite said he was thrilled and delighted to score in the latest game.
blue toffee Raid to equalize Chelsea 1-1 in the Premier League, which went into the field on Thursday night. The Merseyside side now have 19 points from 17 games, holding them 14th in the table.
After the game, the 19-year-old defensive line, who scored the equalizer in the past game, revealed to BT Sport that he was very excited about scoring. and can’t find words to describe how I feel right now
“I can’t put into words, I’m excited to play for this club. It means a lot to those fans. Come cheer on Thursday night and see us. We do work for them. and i’m excited
“We were working on training yesterday (Wednesday), I had the opportunity from the backwards. And I spoke to Anthony Gordon before the game about just passing that kind of ball into the box. As it came in I said to myself, ‘Okay, here’s the chance to score… ‘
“When I signed the contract My family said to remember how far you’ve come. In two years I played for Carlisle League One, the club I joined when I was eight and now I’m playing in the Premier League.
His goal was only the second of Branthwaite’s professional career – his first coming in November 2019 when, aged 17 years and 138 days, he became Carlisle’s youngest-ever scorer with a solo goal against Morecambe.
England Under-20 international Branthwaite was called into the Everton side for only his third Premier League start and his fifth top-flight appearance in total since his move from Carlisle in January 2020.
Speaking afterwards, the Cumbrian said of his goal: “I can’t put it into words, really. I’m buzzing.
“We worked on it in training and I got a few chances round the back. I said to Anthony before the game, ‘Keep delivering those balls in’. When it came to me I was like, ‘Right I’d better score here’.