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Moyes: We've got momentum

Everton manager David Moyes believes his side have all the right ingredients in place to be able to deliver success -- starting with today's FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool.

The Scot will not accept his side go into the match as favourites, despite their vastly superior form since the turn of the year taking them above the Reds in the Premier League.

But he does admit the way things have come together since January, having bedded in new signings, gives them the best chance of not only beating their neighbours but going one better than in 2009 when they lost in the final to Chelsea.

"We have played really well, we have shown lots of good things and great character in what we have done and have got a bit of momentum," said Moyes.

"We couldn't be going into the semi-final in any better form as we are in as good a condition as we possibly could be. I think teams who have lots of quality and good footballers often need a great heart and desire.

"You need all those elements to be a great side and win big games, and at this present time we are getting all the qualities I hope you would from Everton. The players have a feeling they are doing the right things; we are scoring goals, which we weren't at the start of the season, so we have to keep that momentum going.

"We know we go into the game not as favourites, as Liverpool have beaten us twice this year, so we have to put that in perspective. We are probably underdogs even though we are in fine form at this time."


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