He snapped: "It's very easy to say we can break into the top four but if we don't show that on the pitch, it means nothing.
"It's possible for us to get into the top four but we cannot be losing like we did at Sunderland.
"We have to think it's just one game and there are plenty more to come.
"It is not a disaster to lose at Sunderland but it is not a good start. We now have to win against Everton."