Everton grabbed their first road win of 2014 in convincing fashion, bossing Newcastle United for 90 minutes in a 3-0 final.
Romelu Lukaku returned to action today, scoring the only goal of the contest off the bench as Everton defeat West Ham United 1-0.
Roberto Martinez indicated in his most recent press conference that Romelu Lukaku "has been working really well and he is looking fresh and ready", all but confirming the Belgian phenom should be fit to start Everton's match with West Ham United.
Everton's official Twitter feed announced that Everton boss Roberto Martinez is "hopeful" that Romelu Lukaku will be ready to return from injury in time for their week 28 match against West Ham United.
Roberto Martinez revealed in today's press conference that Romelu Lukaku will not only be unavailable for the weekend, but is ruled out for next week's match with Crystal Palace as well.
Everton manager, Roberto Martinez, has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku's ankle injury will see him miss time, but that it is "a case of weeks rather than months."
Today's derby defeat went from bad to worse for Everton as Romelu Lukaku injured his ankle in the melee in-front of goal from which Steven Gerrard scored the opener.
Everton have secured a work permit for Ivorian striker Lacina Traore as they work toward a loan deal with Monaco FC.
Everton moved into the Premier League's top four with a 2-1 win over Southampton.
Everton failed to pick up points at home to Sunderland as they were unable to find the net after going down to 10 men due to a red card issued to Tim Howard in a 0-1 final.
After a two game drought without a goal, Romelu Lukaku returned to his scoring ways with a pair of goals to pull Everton from behind and take the lead against rivals Liverpool, but a late equalizer by the Reds ended the affair in a 3-3 draw.
Looking the clear favorites to take three points today, Everton were disappointed to finish with a 0-0 draw at home to Crystal Palace.
Romelu Lukaku, who was an injury doubt after coming off worse in his clash with Hugo Lloris, trained on Tuesday and was passed fully fit.
Romelu Lukaku had to be substituted soon after his scary crash into Spurs goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris.