Anichebe has words of encouragement for Everton colleague Jelavic

Victor Anichebe is thankful his Everton strike partner Nikica Jelavic broke his goalscoring duck in the 2-0 win over Manchester City on Saturday.

Victor Anichebe is thankful his Everton strike partner Nikica Jelavic broke his goalscoring duck in the 2-0 win over Manchester City on Saturday.

"The one (goal) from Ossie (Leon Osman) was great but the one from Jela, for me that was even better," Anichebe told the club's official website.

"We need Jela to get back scoring and he got a bit of luck, which he needed.

"I'm really happy for him because he has been working ever so hard. It was a good all-round team performance, so I'm happy."

Anichebe also revealed that manager David Moyes showed them highlights of their season so far to try and revive spirits following their disappointing display in the 3-0 home defeat to Wigan in the FA Cup.

"The manager showed us a great video of how we had been playing all season so we couldn't be too down," he added.

"That helped us - we actually saw how well we had been playing."

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