Yarmolenko double against Everton helps West Ham to first league win

The early season woes that surrounded Manuel Pellegrini and West Ham United felt like a trick of the mind as a first Premier League win of the season arrived with an assured, composed and confident triumph at Everton. It was pretty bubbles indeed for the West Ham manager and his travelling support as their losing streak was brought to a shuddering halt. Andriy Yarmolenko struck twice for his new club and the tireless Marko Arnautovic added a third as the visitors inflicted the first defeat of Marco Silva’s Everton tenure. The hosts were weak throughout but, even accounting for several notable absentees in the Everton ranks, West Ham brushed them aside in a manner that showed four consecutive losses from the start of the season had left no lasting damage on team morale. Continue reading...