A second-half strike from Neal Maupay was sufficient to provide the Toffees their first Premier League win of the season, lifting them as much as thirteenth within the desk whereas West Ham will spend the worldwide break within the relegation zone.
The Hammers have simply 4 factors from their opening seven league matches, scoring three targets within the course of, and as soon as once more struggled to get moving into assault in opposition to Everton.
Moyes has known as for persistence in latest weeks, insisting it can take time for the workforce to mattress within the new signings after a busy summer time of switch enterprise.
Solely two of these summer time arrivals began at Goodison Park although, in Thilo Kehrer and Lucas Paqueta, and the West Ham has admitted he’s extra involved concerning the requirements being set by those that have shone for the membership in latest seasons.
“We had a sport on Thursday night time and we’re nonetheless making an attempt to place new gamers in and discover out quite a bit about them – we came upon little bits,” Moyes mentioned.
“Nevertheless it was primarily concerning the gamers I learn about in the principle who let me down at completely different instances with poor play general.
“The gamers who performed final yr are down on their degree in addition to us introducing new gamers. We have now proven indicators we had been getting again to it however I don’t suppose we did right now.
“We couldn’t put two or three passes collectively and once we bought something within the last third it was almost at all times the unsuitable choice. The final 20 minutes, we had some probabilities to get an equaliser.”
He added: “We have now to maintain going and hold placing the work in, the gamers have responded nicely within the final two or three years and there’s no motive they can’t attain these heights once more.
“If you happen to’re not scoring a lot of targets it’s a must to ensure you are a very good defensive workforce. We have now bought a ok workforce however we have to begin exhibiting it, that’s for certain.”