Concentration on the league for Everton
After the FA Cup disappointment, it's now time for Everton to fully concentrate on the Premier League.
Starting on Saturday, Everton face four matches in 15 days with back to back home games against Cardiff and Swansea, followed by back to back away trips to Newcastle and Fulham.
With so many games coming up thick and fast Everton are going to have to utilise our own squad for the upcoming fixtures.
"There's massive competition for places in the dressing room and we all know we've got six demanding games at Goodison. That's something we really enjoy, playing in front of our fans and making sure everyone is proud of what we do at Everton. Martinez told evertonfc.com.
The remaining games at Goodison Park come against Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Crystal Palace (with the latter yet to have a date set).
While trips to Sunderland, Southampton and Hull round off the season.
He continued: "We've got 33 points to fight for and it's an essential moment of the season."
"The only game that matters now is Cardiff, They are very much in an intense period of their season because of the amount of games left and the number of points they need to achieve their aim.
"We are in the same situation, so it's going to be an intense game. We want that comforting feeling around Goodison again after the disappointment that we had in the cup.
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