Wayne Rooney was a happy man subsequent to scoring his 200th Premier League goal, but the Everton forward lamented two dropped points at Manchester City.
Rooney turned out to be just the second player to reach the milestone in Premier League history in the wake of opening the scoring in Everton’s 1-1 draw with City on Monday night.
Dominc Calvert-Lewin found Rooney inside the box and the striker steered the ball under Ederson’s legs and into the back of the net.
Be that as it may, it wasn’t just another goal. The opening goal against most outstanding rivals City, with his youth club… furthermore, his 200th in the Premier League.
The former Manchester United skipper – second to Newcastle United extraordinary legend Alan Shearer’s record of 260 goals with 183 for the Old Trafford side and 17 for Everton – side-footed Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s cross in the 35th-minute before substitute Raheem Sterling balanced the game in the late minutes of the second half.
Rooney reveled in the landmark goal, posting a photograph on Instagram with the caption: “Disappointing not to come away with the win tonight but still a great point against a good side.