After missing three league matches due to a hamstring issue, Steven Naismith returned to Everton's starting XI and promptly delivered a goal and an assist in the Toffee's win over QPR Monday night.
Roberto Martinez will be happy his Everton side were able to come away with all three points this weekend as his injury-ravaged squad were just able to edge out West Ham at Goodison Park.
Steven Naismith scored a consolation goal as Everton lost 2-1 to Manchester United.
For the second consecutive match to open their season, Everton let a lead slip away and had to settle for a draw, the one today with Arsenal being particularly heartbreaking as the two sides finish 2-2.
After a goalless first half, Everton and Fulham found their attacking feet in the second, combining for four goals, all from substitutes, but it was the Toffees who got the better of it in a 1-3 win.
On his 27th birthday, Steven Naismith celebrated in style, grabbing the only goal Everton would need to defeat Chelsea 1-0 in a thriller at Goodison Park.