Naismith thrilled with Everton win over Arsenal

Steven Naismith says Everton were worthy winners of their clash with Arsenal yesterday. The win moved Everton within one point of fourth-placed Arsenal on the table.

Steven Naismith says Everton were worthy winners of their clash with Arsenal yesterday.

The win moved Everton within one point of fourth-placed Arsenal on the table.

Man of the match Naismith told Sky Sports 1: "We played very well. We then let them settle and get a lot of possession.

"Throughout the match, I thought we got the better of possession, starting all the way from the back. James (McCarthy) and Gaz (Gareth Barry) in centre-mid dictated play quite a lot and they created many chances, so it worked well."

Naismith believes finishing in the top four would mean the world to the club and their fans but they must take it one game at a time, starting with next weekend’s clash at Sunderland.

He said: "It would mean everything.

"We’ve believed from the start of the season and it just shows in these performances so we just need to concentrate on next week and hopefully get the points in."

 
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