It's great that we got so many players in early as we've been able to work together for almost a month before the first game, get to know each other and how everyone plays.
"1-0 is not a bad result, maybe everybody expected a bigger result at home but everybody needs to know that it's the third week of pre-season and they can not expect 100%".
"But it was an important game for us so I had to put my emotions to one side".
But Koeman maintains that the result remains is a positive one, especially considering it comes just three weeks into his team's pre-season schedule.
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"We're treating the competition seriously but it's also part of our pre-season as well because of the way it's panned out".
Rooney played the full 90 minutes, but struggled to find space up front before dropping into a deeper role following the introduction of Sandro Ramirez in the second half.
But the main focus of attention remained Rooney, 31, throughout the tie. "But I think the whole team was". 'I was a bit disappointed not to do that before but now I'll have a chance. "They (Ruzomberok) know they will have to do more than they did and maybe that makes it a different game for us".
'In the league we only have 70 English players, and so we certainly aren't ruling anybody out'. Even a draw will net incredible profits at 10.00, but if you want the smart bet, expect a blowout by the Toffees at least 3-0.