By Patrick Surlis
Last Updated: 26/07/16 11:07pm
Goals from Gerard Deulofeu, Ross Barkley and Muhamed Besic helped secure a 3-1 pre-season friendly win for Everton over MK Dons on Tuesday night.
The Premier League side went in front at stadium:mk after just two minutes when Deulofeu capitalised on a mistake to tap home.
Barkley grabbed their second before a fine finish by Giorgio Rasulo got MK Dons back in the match, but Besic nodded home with four minutes to play to wrap up the victory, Everton’s second in pre-season under Ronald Koeman.
They face Dynamo Dresden next on Friday.
Josh Ginnelly’s late strike earned Burnley a 2-1 win over Bolton Wanderers at the Macron Stadium.
Andre Gray won and converted a first-half penalty to put the Premier League new-boys ahead, before Jay Spearing pegged them back with a well-taken goal that went in off the post.
Ginnelly denied Bolton a share of the spoils when he fired home from a tight angle in stoppage time.
Hull City grabbed a 2-2 draw against Barnsley at Oakwell to preserve their unbeaten pre-season record.
Barnsley went behind when Adama Diomande calmly put the Tigers ahead, latching on to a through ball to turn home on 16 minutes.
Two goals by Tykes’ summer signing Tom Bradshaw put the League One side ahead, before Jarrod Bowen’s 86th-minute equaliser rescued a draw for Hull, once again managed by caretaker boss Mike Phelan following the departure of Steve Bruce.
Newcastle ran out comfortable 2-0 winners over Southend United at Roots Hall thanks to two second-half goals by Vurnon Anita and Yoan Gouffran.
Wes Hoolahan, Josh Murphy and Jacob Murphy were each on the scoresheet as Norwich City beat Coventry City 3-0 at Carrow Road.
Aston Villa did likewise against Cambridge United, beating their League Two opponents 3-0 at The Abbey Stadium.
Scott Sinclair and Rushian Hepburn-Murphy hit a quickfire double to put Villa in front inside nine minutes, before Gary Gardner added a late third.
Remaining pre-season friendly results involving Football League clubs on Tuesday can be found in our recap