MX23RW : Thursday, December 2 15:08:39| >> :120:19931:19931:

Roberto Martinez: 'We've finally got to grips with extra demands'

Everton boss Roberto Martinez feels that his side's win over Newcastle United is proof they are starting to cope with the extra demands of playing in the Europa League.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has claimed that his side are finally coping the dual demands of playing in the Premier League and the Europa League following their 3-0 victory over Newcastle United.

The Toffees recorded a 2-1 win over Dynamo Kiev during week in their Europa League last-16 clash, and followed their good performance with a comfortable win over the Magpies, which eased their relegation worries.

Martinez told BBC Sport: "We've been growing during the season to be in a position so that whatever changes you make they will ready to perform. We showed today that we are ready to cope with European demands.

"I am delighted in the manner we managed the game. We took our chances and we kept a clean sheet and took control of a big occasion because we had to win the game."

Everton are 14th in the Premier League and have now moved six points clear of the relegation zone.

ID:211477: cacheID:211477:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1515:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
James McCarthy of Everton celebrates scoring the opening goal with Romelu Lukaku of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on March 15, 2015
Read Next:
Result: Much-needed win for Everton
Read more about Roberto Martinez Football

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
2Manchester CityMan City1410222982132
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham147342517824
6Wolverhampton WanderersWolves146351212021
7Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton144731315-219
8Leicester CityLeicester145452225-319
9Tottenham HotspurSpurs126151117-619
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd135352122-118
12Crystal Palace143741920-116
13Aston Villa145181923-416
15Leeds UnitedLeeds143651320-715
19Norwich CityNorwich14248828-2010
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle140771630-147

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!