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Everton boss Lampard: We must do more with our team spirit

Frank Lampard has urged Everton to harness their strong team spirit.

Lampard has been encouraged by Everton's performances against Chelsea and Aston Villa, despite losing both matches.

He told the club's website: "There is a good spirit in the team, and we have to harness that.

"We're not happy to lose two matches, but in terms of performance, there are lots of things we liked and lots to improve on.

"In the first half of the game [against Villa], we were so-so, there wasn't much in the game.

"We didn't have quite enough spark, particularly in the forward areas – but in the second half, we were better and created some good chances to score.

"In these first two games, I can't say I'm devastated with the performances – far from it.

"Against Chelsea, I thought we were very good. Against Villa, probably not quite so [good], but with the chances we create, it's a game we have to not lose."

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