Date: 27th December 2012 at 2:32am
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Everton overcame Wigan 2-1 at Goodison Park on boxing day, despite making hard work of Wigan blues manager David Moyes was pleased to take 6 points so far from the Christmas games.

Moyes: ‘I’ve said to the players now we’ve won two from two and if you’re taking six points from 12 over the Christmas period, some folk might deem that to be good.’

‘Now we’ve got to try and take some more if we can. We’ll try and keep it going. We needed it today. We’ve drawn a lot of these games recently and you could have said in the last five or 10 minutes today that it could have been tight. But we had one or two other opportunities to score before we did do to finish it off.’


Goals from Leon Osman and Phil Jagielka were enough to win the game on the day, next up Everton host Chelsea in a key fixture in Everton’s hopes to qualify for Europe.