Connect with us

Carlo Ancelotti hails Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin for Southampton display

Everton v Southampton - Premier League
Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Everton

Carlo Ancelotti hails Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin for Southampton display

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti singled out Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin for his individual display last night against Southampton.

The Toffees secured a hard-fought 1-0 win at Goodison Park against Southampton.

Richarlison’s first-half goal was the difference between the teams in the Premier League fixture, with the result seeing Everton draw level with Merseyside rivals Liverpool having played a game less.

Everton know a win in their game in hand would lift them into the top four and supporters are now looking at finishing in the Champions League positions as a realistic target.

Ancelotti gave credit to centre-forward Calvert-Lewi post-match for contribution against Southampton, albeit he didn’t manage to get on the scoresheet.

 

The 23-year-old put in a real shift in attack, something fans have become used to seeing.

“Calvert-Lewin didn’t score but had a fantastic game and worked hard. We were really strong defensively and, I think, deserved to win,” Ancelotti said, as quoted by the club’s official website.

Everton v Southampton - Premier League

(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

TBR’s View:

Calvert-Lewin has a remarkable return of 18 goals in 27 games across all competitions this season.

Fortunately, even when the England international is not scoring he’s still contributing.

The Sheffield-born striker has really developed into a top attacker during the past 18 months and no doubt the arrival of Ancelotti on Merseyside has helped him elevate his game.

He looks a guaranteed member of England’s squad for the European Championships in the summer, where he’ll have to put up with understudy to captain Harry Kane.

Have something to tell us about this article?

More in Everton

Popular

To Top