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“The spirit is good here. In general, this team has good professional players. When we have difficulty [during matches], we don’t have to lose our positivity. It is important to have character, attitude and personality,” says Ancelotti. [RBM]
“Obviously it’s a shame there’s no fans here to celebrate it and obviously my family couldn’t be here so it’s bittersweet in that sense, but to score on my debut, it’s the stuff of dreams,” says Dominic Calvert-Lewin. [EFC]
Watch the Englishman’s goal below.
David Unsworth had plenty of good things to say about the man in form. [BBC Sport]
Gylfi Sigurdsson had himself a day, too.
“It’s a great feeling. It was very good to score two goals today and get us in a good position,” said Sigurdsson. [EFC]
“We tried to convince Everton to let him [Bernard] go, but they did not agree. Not even on loan. I think so [January], the player could be sold for around €7million [£6.5million],” says Bernard’s agent Adrian Spadoto. [The Boot Room via LaRoma24]
Everton release a preemptive plan for fans returning to Goodison. [Echo]
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