Howard keeps clean sheet, Everton gets first EPL win vs. West Brom

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Everton recovered from an unexpectedly poor start to the season with its first Premier League win on Saturday, beating West Bromwich Albion 2-0.

Romelu Lukaku needed less than two minutes to score the first goal at the Hawthorns with a curled right-foot shot from outside the area. Kevin Mirallas doubled the Toffees' lead in the 66th with a low drive.

Everton, which finished fifth last season, has five points — three more than struggling West Brom.

Both clubs have played four games.

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