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Sean Dyche urges Everton to ‘deliver a performance’ against Luton

Everton boss Sean Dyche has urged his players to ‘deliver a performance’ against Premier League newcomers Luton Town on Saturday.

Dyche insists he wants to win every game in charge of the Toffees, as has been made clear to him by the club hierarchy since replacing Frank Lampard at the helm last January.

“Every game is a winnable game,” he told Sky Sport News. “Every game, we should expect to win, and that is the expectation of being at Everton Football Club.”

He also spoke highly of Luton’s approach despite the Hatters’ underwhelming start to their first top-flight campaign in over three decades.

“They’re working very hard in their games, they play the structure, they’re trying to get the ball forwards, they’re trying to ask questions to their opposition,” Dyche added.

“It’s always a tough ask coming up. But they’re always working hard in games, so we certainly have to deliver a performance.

“We certainly take no one lightly, that’s for sure, and the players know that.”

Dyche has overseen a mini-revival following Everton’s dreadful start to the new campaign.

After picking up just one point in the opening five Premier League fixtures, including four defeats ‘to nil,’ the Toffees became only the second team to win at the Gtech Community Stadium in 12 months last weekend.

Everton produced their best performance of the season in an impressive 3-1 victory over Brentford to claw their way out of the relegation zone for the first time this term.

Buzzing from a superb display in London, Dyche’s side pulled off another upset in midweek League Cup action, overcoming a more heavily fancied Aston Villa 2-1 on Wednesday.

Less than a month since succumbing to an embarrassing 4-0 league loss at Villa Park, Everon exacted their revenge as star striker Dominic Clavert-Lewin scored in his second consecutive appearance.

Calvert-Lewin’s return to form could be a season-changing moment for Everton, considering their standout marksman has had a troubled year, highlighted by recurring injuries.

However, Dyche confirmed during the press-match conference that Vitaliy Mykolenko is doubtful ahead of Luton’s visit to Goodison Park, suggesting the Ukrainian may have to stay on the sidelines.

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