Everton boss David Moyes has urged his side to be ruthless and show no sympathy for West Ham on Sunday.
Moyes admits his side can ill afford to drop points to the relegation strugglers in their late charge for a European place and they host a Hammers side in disarray after six successive defeats, speculation over manager Gianfranco Zola's future and other off-field turmoil.
Moyes wants his men to take full advantage, and said: "They will be wounded, they will feel the defeats they have had have been tough on them. But we have to show no sympathy for them and get on with our job. I'm sure that is what they would expect from us."
He added: "I am really focusing on how well we have been playing.
"Our work has been good but what we missed last week was the finishing and cutting edge.
"I think we have to go and win the game if we have got any hopes of being near the top, or certainly trying to pip the teams above us.
"I don't think there are many points we can drop now in the run-in.
"If you are playing West Ham at home, you have to think that is one of the games you have to win."
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