Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford says his role as England’s number one has made him the target of unfair criticism.
let Christian Benteke’s equaliser slip under him in Everton’s 3-1 win
over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.
defender and television pundit Gary Neville slammed Pickford in
September for laughing when Everton were 3-1 down against Manchester
City, while others have highlighted his patchy form over the last 18
Lionel Messi gave a hat-trick of assists on
Sunday as Barcelona ended their turbulent week with a thrilling 3-2
victory over Real Betis to stay in touch with Real Madrid at the top of
Madrid’s 4-1 win away at Osasna earlier in the day put
pressure on Barca to respond, only for Betis to twice lead at the Benito
Villamarin through a penalty from Sergio Canales and brilliant solo
effort from Nabil Fekir.