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“We are delighted for Dominic” – Everton’s Ferguson

Monday25 January 2021 | 9:53
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Everton’s assistant manager is optimistic that the England international’s first goal following his return will help him begin “battering” the goals in, through the remainder of the season.

Everton

striker

Dominic Calvert-Lewin

met the back of the net for the first time in seven games following his comeback from a hamstring injury as his side entered the FA Cup’s fifth round. Saturday's clash was Calvert-Lewin’s 15th match this season and his contribution along with Richarlison and Yerry Mina’s helped Everton beat

Sheffield Wednesday

 3-0.

We are delighted for Dominic. We know he can score goals, he has scored goals for over a season now,

” said Ferguson.

He is a top player, we are delighted he is back and fit and well, and I am sure he will go from strength to strength and he’ll keep battering them in.

Duncan Ferguson

was satisfied with

James Rodriguez

’s performance as he contributed to Everton sitting at the top of the Premier League during the beginning of the season.

He was sensational tonight and when he is on the ball he gives you time, he is so relaxed,

” added the Scot.

He plays the game at his own pace and never really loses the ball, if he gives a pass it is always a positive. He gives us that quality

.”

It was also a special night for

Thierry Small

as his name made history in the Club for being the youngest Everton player and beating Jose Baxter’s record by 15 days.

It was a great moment for him, the youngest Everton player – what a fantastic thing,

” said Ferguson.

It’s early days for the kid and he has a long way to go but the manager showed a lot of confidence in him

.”

Neil Thompson

, Sheffield Wednesday’s interim manager, was not pleased with the outcome which was his first loss after three wins ever since he replaced Tony Pulis.

I thought first half it was really encouraging,

” he said.

They have loads of quality all over the pitch and you have to be at full-tilt with and without the ball and I thought we kept a good shape, we just needed to penetrate and have a little bit more in the final third.

I think the (first) goal could have been prevented from our point of view and second half we came out of the blocks too slow and they got two set-piece goals.”


source: SportMob