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Everton boss Marco Silva: Positives in Man City defeat

Everton boss Marco Silva felt they weren't strong enough in attack for defeat to Manchester City.

Silva's team suffered a third consecutive Premier League defeat at Goodison Park on Saturday evening after goals from Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling overcome Dominic Calvert-Lewin's first-half opener.

"We didn't get the most important thing in football, as you know, which is the result, but we got some positives for sure from the game," the manager explained afterwards.

"Analysing the game, we didn't start like we wanted to. They started the game strong, faster with the ball than us, more aggressive than us.

"Until the goal they scored, the first, they were clearly better than us. After that we showed that reaction and desire to challenge them and try and get a different result.

"The reaction was really good and after that the game was more balanced with the possession and the quality they have to break that immediate pressure in some moments."

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