West Ham’s Andriy Yarmolenko proves his worth with match-winning display at Everton | Jonathan Wilson

Ukrainian winger provides perfect birthday gift for Manuel Pellegrini after scoring twice to earn his side a first league win of the season and lift them out of the relegation zone

In West Ham’s situation, any win will do. They’re off the mark, off the bottom of the table and, on Manuel Pellegrini’s 65th birthday, they ensured they avoided the worst start to a league season in the club’s history. In the goals and all-round performance of Andriy Yarmolenko, there were even tentative signs that the summer signings may turn out to offer some value. But nobody should be sounding the all clear just yet: West Ham will face few opponents as sloppy and lacklustre as Everton were at the back on Sunday.

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