Everton manager David Moyes admits he is having to become more creative in order to find ways to keep his side winning going into the second half of the season.
Injuries to key players - with midfielder Darron Gibson ruled out for a month with a thigh strain and forward Kevin Mirallas sidelined for a second time with a hamstring injury - have taken their toll over the festive period.
"The mood is fine, we are healthy enough - I'd like a few more players back from injury but so would a few clubs," he said.
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2013, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms