- Sigurdsson, Calvert-Lewin score
- Allardyce’s first game sees a win
- Huddersfield lose four on the spin
Everton beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 at Goodison Park on Saturday with Sam Allardyce grabbing a win in his first game in charge of the Toffees.
With the win, their second in four days, Everton move on to 18 points, while Huddersfield are struggling in 15th.
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An even start to the first half saw Wayne Rooney have a shot blocked by Danny Williams and Cuco Martina forced Jonas Lossl into a fine save but Huddersfield grew into the game and kept the ball relatively well.
A flurry of yellow cards then broke the game up which suited Huddersfield down to the ground.
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Not an enthralling start to life at Everton for Allardyce.
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At the start of the second half Everton came flying out of the traps and took the lead with Dominic Calvert-Lewin flicking the ball into Sigurdsson’s path and the Icelandic playmaker finished to put the Toffees 1-0 up.
Tom Ince then got the better of Martina but shot into the side-netting as Huddersfield pushed to get level.
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However, Everton wrapped up the win after Calvert-Lewin’s effort was well-saved by Lossl but moments later he made it 2-0.
Rooney found the youngster who was peeling off Huddersfield’s defense and his shot deflected off Mathias Jorgensen and in.