Everton manager content with Europa League away point against FC Krasnodar

Everton boss Roberto Martinez remains upbeat despite only picking up a point away at FC Krasnodar after their 1-1 in the Europa League group stages, Skysports reports.

The Toffees have to come back from 1-0 down in a match where their opponents caused quite a bit of problems for the Premier League side before former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o rescued a point for his manager.

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However, Martinez believes the draw is a good result as his team are still on top of Group H with four points after two games.

He said: “I am pleased because I thought Krasnodar played really, really well.

“We showed an incredible character to know to we had to wait a little bit and then be able to get ourselves back in the game.

“I think we finished the second half really, really strongly and I think the energy levels were in our favour at that point.

“It’s an incredible result for us to be able to get something from a very good side, who used their home advantage very well.

“I think anything you can get away from home is a positive.

“We were able to weather the storm in a couple of periods and then I felt we finished really strongly and could have won it at the end.

“I think, in the end, we deserved it.”

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