David Moyes hinted there had been a deliberate attempt by the Premier League to hand the champions a tough start to ensure a closer title race, Evans said he and his team-mates cannot afford to gripe about the fixture list.
"You don't think about it as a player," Evans said. "Our job is just to focus on the football and make sure we just go out and perform, look out for yourself in the game and make sure you put in a good personal performance.
"Hopefully, the rest will come through. So, as a player, it's hard to look into it [the fixtures] with us losing the first game last season at Everton and going on to win the league. It's a long season and players are mindful of that."
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