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Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Caldwell on Johnny Heitinga. Gary Caldwell goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Sylvain Distin takes the direct free kick.
Nikica Jelavic is caught offside. Free kick taken by James McCarthy.
James McCarthy produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.
Franco Di Santo is adjudged to have handled the ball. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Howard.
Maynor Figueroa takes a shot. Blocked by Nikica Jelavic.
Nikica Jelavic challenges Franco Di Santo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Nikica Jelavic for unsporting behaviour. Gary Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.
Maynor Figueroa concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Naismith. Maynor Figueroa is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Sylvain Distin restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Leon Osman on James McArthur, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by James McArthur.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Bryan Oviedo from the right by-line to the near post, Emmerson Boyce makes a clearance.
Steven Naismith takes a shot. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.
Jordi Gomez takes a shot. Leon Osman gets a block in.
Effort from just outside the box by Bryan Oviedo goes over the bar.
Arouna Kone finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Everton 2-1 Wigan.Assist on the goal came from Franco Di Santo.
Franco Di Santo takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Jagielka.
Bryan Oviedo takes a shot.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nikica Jelavic by Gary Caldwell. Jordi Gomez joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ronnie Stam. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Leighton Baines from left channel, clearance by James McCarthy.
A cross is delivered by Phil Neville, Phil Jagielka finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Everton 2-0 Wigan.The assist for the goal came from Phil Neville.
Bryan Oviedo decides to take the corner short.
The ball is swung over by Nikica Jelavic, Maynor Figueroa manages to make a clearance.
Headed effort from inside the area by Franco Di Santo misses to the right of the goal.
Centre by Ronnie Stam, Leon Osman makes a clearance.
Arouna Kone gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Phil Jagielka. Franco Di Santo is brought on as a substitute for David Jones. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.
Leighton Baines produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
A cross is delivered by Tim Howard, clearance by Gary Caldwell.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Phil Jagielka by Arouna Kone. (Everton) makes a substitution, with Bryan Oviedo coming on for Victor Anichebe. Johnny Heitinga replaces Thomas Hitzlsperger. Phil Jagielka takes the free kick.
Ronnie Stam delivers the ball.
Jean Beausejour delivers the ball, Sylvain Distin makes a clearance.
Arouna Kone takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Neville.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Arouna Kone. Tim Howard restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Leon Osman by Arouna Kone results in a free kick. Tim Howard takes the free kick.
The referee cautions Jean Beausejour for dissent.
The ball is delivered by Leon Osman.
Leon Osman fires in a goal from just outside the area low into the middle of the goal. Everton 1-0 Wigan.Assist by Victor Anichebe.
Leon Osman takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.
Thomas Hitzlsperger takes a shot.
(Everton) makes a substitution, with Steven Naismith coming on for Darron Gibson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Victor Anichebe on Gary Caldwell. Gary Caldwell takes the free kick.
Centre by Steven Pienaar, save made by Ali Al Habsi.
Unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar by Gary Caldwell results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Darron Gibson from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Leon Osman by Jean Beausejour results in a free kick. Phil Jagielka takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Steven Pienaar, save by Ali Al Habsi.
A cross is delivered by Steven Pienaar, Shaun Maloney gets a block in.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Thomas Hitzlsperger.
Thomas Hitzlsperger takes a inswinging corner to the near post, James McCarthy manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Thomas Hitzlsperger, Maynor Figueroa manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Steven Pienaar from the left by-line, Gary Caldwell makes a clearance.
Victor Anichebe takes a shot. Blocked by Jean Beausejour.
Leighton Baines fouled by Ronnie Stam, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.
A cross is delivered by Ronnie Stam, clearance made by Phil Jagielka.
Phil Jagielka takes a shot. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.
Corner taken by Thomas Hitzlsperger, Arouna Kone makes a clearance.
Victor Anichebe takes a shot. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.
Ronnie Stam takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.
James McCarthy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar. Direct free kick taken by Leighton Baines.
The ball is delivered by Jean Beausejour, Leighton Baines makes a clearance.
Victor Anichebe concedes a free kick for a foul on James McCarthy. Gary Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James McCarthy by Darron Gibson. Strike comes in from Shaun Maloney from the free kick, Tim Howard makes a save.
The ball is swung over by Maynor Figueroa, save by Tim Howard.
Nikica Jelavic has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the target.
Headed effort from deep inside the area by Victor Anichebe misses to the right of the goal.
Steven Pienaar crosses the ball.
Victor Anichebe challenges James McCarthy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Caldwell takes the direct free kick.
Jean Beausejour crosses the ball.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Pienaar on Shaun Maloney. Gary Caldwell restarts play with the free kick.
Darron Gibson takes the inswinging corner, David Jones makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darron Gibson from the left by-line to the near post, Ronnie Stam makes a clearance.
Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.
Foul by Ronnie Stam on Darron Gibson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James McArthur by Phil Neville. Direct free kick taken by David Jones.
Corner taken left-footed by Thomas Hitzlsperger from the right by-line, Sylvain Distin produces a shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Outswinging corner taken by Jean Beausejour, clearance by Phil Jagielka. James McCarthy takes a shot. Blocked by Leon Osman.
The ball is swung over by Jean Beausejour, Sylvain Distin manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Pienaar on David Jones. Direct free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.
Foul by Nikica Jelavic on Gary Caldwell, free kick awarded. Ali Al Habsi takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Jean Beausejour, save by Tim Howard.
Effort from the edge of the area by Victor Anichebe goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Gibson clear to face Wigan
Everton midfielder Darron Gibson will be eligible to play against Wigan on Boxing Day as his appeal against his red card at West Ham cannot be heard until later in the week.
The Republic of Ireland international will not serve a suspension - if any - until the Football Association have had time to consider his case.
"We think there's a real reason to ask the FA to re-look at it," said Moyes, who believes Wednesday's opponents have not had the credit they deserve despite being in the bottom three.
"Roberto Martinez has done a really good job there, he has a good technical side and they are a test for all teams.
"Folk think their league position is a guide but I don't think so, I think they have played some good football and we will have to do all the right things.
"You always want to come out of the Christmas period being no worse but if you can do better than your league position was when you went into it then that is great.
"It is an important time and once you come through this you are into January and you know the finishing line is in the distance."
Gibson's fellow midfielder Marouane Fellaini serves the second of a three-match ban while Seamus Coleman, Tony Hibbert and Kevin Mirallas have all been kept out recently by injury.
Wigan captain Gary Caldwell could make his return to action at Goodison Park.
Caldwell, recently sidelined by a hamstring problem, was back in the squad for Saturday's 1-0 home defeat to Arsenal as an unused substitute and will be assessed by manager Roberto Martinez ahead of the short trip to Merseyside.
Fellow centre-back Ivan Ramis, who has also been nursing a hamstring complaint, has a chance of featuring as well, but midfielder James McCarthy (ankle) is a doubt.
Antolin Alcaraz (groin), Adrian Lopez (hamstring), Albert Crusat (knee), Ryo Miyaichi (ankle) and Ben Watson (broken leg) remain on the Latics' lengthy casualty list.
Martinez believes Everton "tick every box" but is confident his team can provide more than a match for them.
Asked if he thought the Toffees would be able to sustain their top-four push, Martinez said: "Yes, because of the experience they have got and because of the way they have started the season.
"We all know that Everton traditionally start seasons a little bit slowly and then finish at a very good level.
"But we can speak from our own experience. It will be our second game against Everton and in the first one, it was the best Everton side we have faced.
"This Everton side tick every box. They have been able to get consistently good results in this league and that allows you to be fighting for the top four positions.
"At Goodison Park they are unbeaten and it is one of the hardest places to visit in the Premier League.
"We are well aware of all that, but we feel we can match Everton on our day."
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