Everton boss Moyes: We fell to Di Canio factor

Everton boss David Moyes admits they fell to the Paolo di Canio factor at Sunderland on Saturday.

Everton boss David Moyes admits they fell to the Paolo di Canio factor at Sunderland on Saturday.

Moyes conceded after the game that his side's chances of a top-four finish had probably gone as a result of the defeat, and felt they may have caught Sunderland at the wrong time.

He said: "You could tell by the atmosphere in the ground. There was an incredible atmosphere around the stadium.

"Even when they were hanging on at 1-0, the crowd were willing them to make sure they didn't concede a goal.

"It's given them a bit of energy, the players, I'm sure the city and the club itself, and that was evident today."

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