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Calvert-Lewin lauds Silva 'buzz' as Everton smash Rotherham

Everton rolled past Rotherham with a 3-1 victory in the Carabao Cup second round on Wednesday night.

The Toffees opened the scoring through Gylfi Sigurdsson after 28 minutes before Dominic Calvert Lewin's second-half double put the game out of reach. Will Vaulks bagged a late consolation goal for the visitors.

The win maintains Everton's unbeaten run this season. And speaking after the game, two-goal hero Calvert-Lewin believes manager Marco Silva is creating an exciting vibe around the club.

"The manager knows what he wants, he knows his game plan," said Calvert-Lewin. "He definitely works you hard on the training ground and gets you all at it. We've got a lot of belief in what we do. We want to get the ball down and play attacking, positive football. I think we did that tonight but we also want to be patient and enjoy the ball a lot more.

"There's definitely a new buzz around Goodison. There's a good vibe, all the players feel it. We're keeping the football a lot better and the crowd are feeding off that.

"There's a clear game plan and it's to create creative, attacking football and to enjoy how we play. We did that tonight and I think we'll continue to do it going forward. The more work we do - the manager believes it, we believe it - we'll only get better."

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