Everton ace Cahill won't blame Distin

Everton attacker Tim Cahill is upset for teammate Sylvain Distin over his gaffe in their FA Cup semifinal defeat to Liverpool.

Everton attacker Tim Cahill is upset for teammate Sylvain Distin over his gaffe in their FA Cup semifinal defeat to Liverpool.

The turning point was a horrible 62nd-minute blunder by Sylvain Distin, whose blind backpass gifted Luis Suarez Liverpool's equaliser.

Cahill said: "Sylvain's been our player of the season - that's the only way I can put it.

"One mistake doesn't sum up his season.

"He's been immense and, as a team, we possibly should've still been out there playing extra-time.

"We shouldn't have conceded the second goal, giving the free-kick away and defending the way we did.

"As for Sylvain, he's a top player and it happens in football. We've all been there at one stage in our career."

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