Everton fell to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, a result which extended their recent winless streak to four matches.
The Toffees were swept aside by Pep Guardiola’s side after a brace from Gabriel Jesus was added to by Raheem Sterling, who scored minutes after Dominic Calvert-Lewin looked to have provided some hope by getting Everton on the scoresheet.
Calvert-Lewin now boasts three goals in 15 Premier League appearances this season but the 21-year-old has only started five times, with his last prior to the game against Manchester City coming in the victory over Fulham at the end of September.
After getting his name on the scoresheet, Calvert-Lewin may hope to retain his spot for this weekend’s hosting of Tottenham but Everton supporters on social media have been split with their assessment on th young striker’s performance.
We have gathered some of their comments below.
I’d start Calvert Lewin every game.
— Dav Burns (@lyrical_mensa) December 15, 2018
— lloyd sloan (@111O1O1O11O) December 15, 2018
DCL has definitely earned another game leading the line #EFC
— Dinesh (@Sanassee) December 15, 2018
— Steely Dean (@Ritalinhead) December 15, 2018
Give DCL a run in this team. Deserves it after the display today
— Dan Litherland (@Litho_EFC7) December 15, 2018
DCL has not got the ability to be a pl footballer, never mind to play up top on his own away at city. Can’t even hold the ball up….
— Adam (@efc_adam1) December 15, 2018
Calvert-Lewin deserves a real run in the team up top under Silva. He’ll be aware Jan might bring another Niasse/Tosun. Give him a run over Christmas and see if he makes the No 9 position his own. #EFC
— Ben Grounds (@Ben_Islington) December 17, 2018
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