Everton put an end to their losing run in the Premier League, taking all three points against Fulham at Craven Cottage.
The Toffees went ahead after just 42 seconds through Dominic Calvert-Lewin with Bobby Decordova-Reid equalising after a quarter of an hour.
Calvert-Lewin restored Everton’s lead after converting Lucas Digne’s cross, and the Frenchman then supplied Abdoulaye Doucoure to make it 3-1.
Fulham cranked up the pressure in the second half with Ruben Loftus-Cheek pulling a goal back for the hosts, but Everton were able to hold out for the win.
It was a crucial result for Carlo Ancelotti after three straight Premier League defeats.
One man who really stood out once again for Everton, was left wing-back Digne.
The £90,000-a-week star (Spotrac) was superb going forwards and made life very tough for Fulham right-back Ola Aina.
With two more assists, Digne now has four in the Premier League so far this season (Squawka) – no defender has more.
Taking to Instagram, the star wrote: “Back to win. Yes mon gars.”
The man he set up Calvert-Lewin was on hand to respond to his teammate, and Digne’s former Barcelona teammate Nelson Semedo – now of Wolves after a move worth £37 million in total (BBC Sport) – was clearly impressed with his performance too:
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