EPL 2015: Kone’s Late Equalizer Earned Everton A Draw Against Watford

English Premier League Everton vs Watford at Goodison Park

Everton’s Ross Barkley, right, and ’s Etienne Capoue battle for the ball during their English Premier League match at , , , Saturday Aug. 8, 2015. (Nigel French/PA via AP)

Arouna Kone grabbed an 86th-minute equalizer as Everton twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Watford in the English Premier League on Saturday.

The Ivory Coast striker denied Watford victory in its first top-flight match in eight years when he slotted home a finish following a lay-off by , three minutes after fellow substitute Odion Ighalo put the promoted side back in the lead.

Watford went ahead at Goodison Park through Miguel Layun’s half-volley in the 14th minute, only for Ross Barkley to make it 1-1 with a shot from just outside the area after 76 minutes.

It was Quique Sanchez Flores’ first match in charge of Watford.


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