Everton boss David Moyes feels that Tim Cahill's second headed goal of the week shows the midfielder is fully back in the groove.
Cahill followed up his flicked opener in the 2-0 victory over Sunderland on Wednesday with the late winner at Wigan on Saturday. It was only Cahill's fourth goal of the Barclays Premier League season but, with Everton now unbeaten in nine league games, Moyes is delighted to see the 30-year-old back doing what he does best.
Asked about Cahill's goal at Wigan, Moyes said: "It's what he does - trademark Tim Cahill. I think he feels good about it because he knows he's capable of that and he's probably not shown it quite as much this year."
He added: "But I think he's looking fitter and I think he has played better in the last six weeks or so.
"I think he is beginning to feel much more like himself."
While Everton and Cahill go from strength to strength, it has been a different story for Wigan, who now have only one win in their last eight league games and remain just two points above the relegation zone after Saturday's result.
Manager Roberto Martinez insisted his team's performance deserved more but admitted they paid for their profligacy in front of goal.
"It's a tough blow to take but we need to see through the result," Martinez said.
"I think the performance in many, many aspects was very positive.
"I think we created a few clear opportunities one on one with the keeper where we have the talent to do better. But when you don't score goals, you need to be solid enough to get something out of the game and to concede a corner (for the goal), it was a tough way to finish the game."
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