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Everton boss Moyes happy with full-strength line-up for Cup win

Everton boss David Moyes admits selecting a strong XI was key to their FA Cup thrashing of Cheltenham Town.

He fielded a virtual full-strength line-up at the Abbey Business Stadium and goals from Nikica Jelavic, Leighton Baines, Leon Osman, Seamus Coleman and Marouane Fellaini secured victory.

Moyes said: "I don't know if it was the strongest Premier League side put out this weekend or not but it could be folly if I had picked up injuries.

"Then it would have been made to look a bad decision. But I was disappointed when we lost our League Cup tie to Leeds United. I gave a few players a go and I didn't think we came up to scratch.

"I wasn't going to take a second chance, that's for sure. I just felt we needed the people who knew what was going on.

"It was a very professional job. We did a job. I wanted to try and progress in the cup if we can.

"We've got a bit of momentum and we want to try and keep it going if we can."



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