Sean Dyche Says Something Strange Is Happening at Goodison Which He Can’t Understand

Everton faced a 3-1 defeat against West Ham United, leaving the Toffees to rue missed opportunities and extending their winless streak to 10 games in the Premier League – their longest since 1984.

The early lead secured through Beto’s header proved short-lived as Everton was pegged back and ultimately conceded two goals in stoppage time. Despite the setback, Everton still maintains a five-point gap over 18th-placed Luton Town, who also suffered a defeat against Aston Villa.

Expressing his concern and calling for accountability, Everton’s manager, Sean Dyche, stated post-match, “It’s time to take responsibility for failing to convert chances.” The Toffees had a notable 2.88 expected goals (xG), compared to West Ham’s 1.46, but crucially, Beto missed a 12-yard spot-kick just before halftime.

Dyche emphasized the need for change, acknowledging the persistent goal-scoring issue that has plagued Everton throughout the season. Currently the third-lowest scorers in the division, Dyche admitted, “It’s about time we took responsibility and got players scoring goals.”

Despite efforts to address the problem, Everton’s poor finishing at home continues to undermine their performances. Dyche expressed his bewilderment, saying, “It’s just a strange thing at Goodison, and I can’t work it out. I’d love to be out there to score. I’ve seen this place erupt, and I’ve felt it. Why would you not want to have the clarity to go to score a goal?”

As Everton strives to avoid relegation, the focus is now on rectifying their goal-scoring woes and turning performances into much-needed victories.