Romelu Lukaku was the star of the show as Everton battled back from two goals down to win at West Bromwich Albion on Monday night.
The former Baggies loanee scored two and produced a superb assist for Arouna Kone as the Toffees moved into fifth place in the Premier League table with their comeback victory.
Lukaku, who scored 17 Premier League goals for the Black County side when he was borrowed from Chelsea during the 2012-13 season, headed in a Gerard Deulofeu cross on 55 minutes to spark the comeback, just seconds after Craig Dawson had nodded home West Brom’s second, adding to Saido Berahino’s first-half opener.
Kone squared the game at 2-2 on 75 minutes, after Lukaku cut inside from the left and played him in on goal with a delicious through pass.
Lukaku’s performance was a thing of real beauty, but his winning goal was not.
However, he made up for it with a spectacular celebration.
Lukaku was substituted late on and he was granted a warm round of applause from West Brom fans, who would clearly love to still have him in their team.
Many Chelsea supporters would probably welcome the Belgian international back too right now.
No Chelsea player has yet scored more than once in the Premier League this season, while the Blues have benefited from two own goals.
Lukaku, who was sold by Chelsea for £28m last year, has now netted four in the Prem this term – six in all competitions.
Everton have moved four points above Chelsea, who are languishing in 14th.
Roberto Martinez’s men must now prepare for Sunday’s home Merseyside derby against Liverpool, who will go into that match one point below their local rivals.
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