Bryan Oviedo claims Everton played a 'good game' against Leicester City

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Everton were beaten 3-1 by Leicester City in their most recent outing.

Bryan Oviedo has bizarrely told the Liverpool Echo that he felt Everton played well against Leicester City in their most recent outing.

Everton were beaten 3-1 by Leicester last weekend, and their performance in the contest was widely regarded as a very poor one.

Leicester had a staggering 33 shots over the duration of the match, and the scoreline could have been even heavier had the newly crowned Premier League champions been more ruthless.

Vardy missed a penalty in the second half, while Andy King also missed a presentable opportunity to increase the scoreline.

Everton’s goal was scored late on through Kevin Mirallas, and it served as nothing more than a consolation, with most supporters of the Merseyside club fuming about their side’s poor display.

Oviedo, though, seemingly wasn’t so disappointed with the performance - and he suggested that Everton had played well, but Leicester had just been more clinical.

"I'm so happy to have come back," he said. "I think we played a good game but they scored the goals.

"Now it's important to try and finish strongly and focus on next season.”

Everton’s defeat to Leicester has seen them fall down to 12th in the Premier League table.

The pressure is now firmly on Roberto Martinez, with the Toffees’ next match coming against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

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