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Calvert-Lewin hits double as Everton beat Fulham

Published on: 22 November 2020

Everton's in-form striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin netted a brace and midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure scored his first goal for the club as they beat Fulham 3-2 to return to winning ways in the Premier League on Sunday.

Brazil forward Richarlison, returning from a three-match ban, picked up a loose ball and ran wide to cross for Calvert-Lewin who tapped in his ninth league goal of the campaign 42 seconds into the contest.

Fulham hit back through Bobby De Cordova-Reid's neat finish on 15 minutes but Everton continued to threaten and were unlucky not go ahead as Calvert-Lewin's effort was chalked off for offside and Richarlison's low shot was pushed away.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored two goals on Saturday. JOHN SIBLEY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

The visitors carved Fulham open again as Alex Iwobi switched play from the right and James Rodriguez fed Lucas Digne, who produced a first-time ball for Calvert-Lewin to stroke in and top the season's scoring charts.

Digne looked lively in an advanced role and was involved in Everton's third, firing in a cross for Doucoure to head home on 35 minutes and open his Everton account after joining from Watford in the close season.

Fulham pulled one back shortly after Ivan Cavaleiro slipped and missed a penalty for them in the second half, as substitute Ruben Loftus-Cheek found the net via a deflection off Everton defender Yerry Mina to ensure a tight finish.

Source: espn.co.uk

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