Martinez Eyes 70 Points

Roberto Martinez has set his side a target of surpassing their record of 65 Premier League points haul this season.

Everton´s 3-3 draw with Liverpool on Saturday moved Everton on to 21 points from their opening 12 games, a figure they have bettered only once in the last 29 years.

And while urging his players to avoid a derby hangover, Martinez believes the Goodison outfit can top their previous top Premier League points tally of 65 achieved in 2008.

Martinez: “We have always been capable of beating anyone, What we are trying to achieve is to get 70 points from 10 months of competition.

“It doesn’t matter who you are playing against. What was great to see is we went eye-to-eye [with Liverpool] and we were the better side in open play.

“Now the next step is to get three points in those situations. We have to look at how we will perform in a less glamorous fixture, a game that is not a derby.

“That’s what you need over 10 months.”

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