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The ball is sent over by Matthew Jarvis, Johnny Heitinga manages to make a clearance.
(Everton) makes a substitution, with Denis Stracqualursi coming on for Louis Saha.
Shot from just outside the area by Louis Saha misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Hunt by Leighton Baines. Leighton Baines is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Jamie O'Hara.
Tony Hibbert gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Jarvis. Free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.
Steven Fletcher has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.
Matthew Jarvis delivers the ball, Leon Osman makes a clearance.
Foul by Christophe Berra on Apostolos Vellios, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Tony Hibbert, clearance made by Christophe Berra.
(Everton) makes a substitution, with Diniyar Bilyaletdinov coming on for Royston Drenthe. Steven Fletcher replaces David Edwards.
Jamie O'Hara is shown a yellow card.
Outswinging corner taken by Royston Drenthe, Stephen Ward gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Louis Saha. Placed penalty scored by Leighton Baines. Everton 2-1 Wolverhampton.Assist by Louis Saha.
Louis Saha takes a shot. Blocked by David Edwards.
Corner taken left-footed by Royston Drenthe from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Kevin Doyle.
Corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines from the right by-line, George Elokobi makes a clearance.
Matthew Jarvis is brought on as a substitute for Nenad Milijas.
Short corner worked by Leighton Baines.
Tony Hibbert takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Hunt.
A cross is delivered by Leighton Baines, George Elokobi makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by David Edwards, save by Tim Howard.
The ball is crossed by Leighton Baines, save made by Wayne Hennessey.
A cross is delivered by Tony Hibbert, clearance by George Elokobi.
Kevin Doyle is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Tim Howard restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Stephen Hunt, Phil Jagielka manages to make a clearance.
Tim Cahill leaves the field to be replaced by Apostolos Vellios.
Foul by Stephen Hunt on Marouane Fellaini, free kick awarded. Tony Hibbert restarts play with the free kick. The referee cautions Stephen Hunt for dissent.
The referee books Karl Henry for dissent.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Kevin Doyle. Johnny Heitinga takes the free kick.
Tim Cahill takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Ward.
Tim Cahill produces a cross, save made by Wayne Hennessey.
Unfair challenge on Leon Osman by Jamie O'Hara results in a free kick. Johnny Heitinga takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Royston Drenthe misses to the left of the target.
Kevin Doyle is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Johnny Heitinga.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tim Cahill on Stephen Ward. Stephen Ward takes the free kick.
George Elokobi challenges Seamus Coleman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Tony Hibbert.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Stearman by Tim Cahill. Free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey. George Elokobi joins the action as a substitute, replacing Richard Stearman.
A cross is delivered by Seamus Coleman, Christophe Berra makes a clearance.
Centre by Tony Hibbert, Richard Stearman manages to make a clearance.
Kevin Doyle is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.
Royston Drenthe crosses the ball, clearance made by Christophe Berra.
Stephen Hunt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Seamus Coleman. Tony Hibbert restarts play with the free kick.
Marouane Fellaini produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Osman on Roger Johnson. Free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.
Corner taken by Leighton Baines, clearance by Christophe Berra.
Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Save made by Wayne Hennessey.
Louis Saha fouled by Stephen Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Tony Hibbert.
The referee blows for offside against Louis Saha. Christophe Berra takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines, Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance.
Royston Drenthe takes a shot. Christophe Berra gets a block in.
Roger Johnson challenges Tim Cahill unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines, Phil Jagielka finds the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Everton 1-1 Wolverhampton.Assist on the goal came from Leighton Baines.
Foul by Kevin Doyle on Johnny Heitinga, free kick awarded. Leighton Baines takes the free kick.
Foul by Stephen Ward on Seamus Coleman, free kick awarded. Phil Jagielka restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Stephen Ward, blocked by Johnny Heitinga.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nenad Milijas by Marouane Fellaini. Christophe Berra takes the indirect free kick.
Marouane Fellaini challenges David Edwards unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Stephen Hunt scores a power penalty. Everton 0-1 Wolverhampton.The assist for the goal came from David Edwards.
Louis Saha takes a shot. Roger Johnson gets a block in.
Nenad Milijas challenges Louis Saha unfairly and gives away a free kick. Johnny Heitinga restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Royston Drenthe, Wayne Hennessey makes a save.
The ball is sent over by Royston Drenthe, clearance made by Christophe Berra.
Left-footed shot by Jamie O'Hara went wide of the right-hand post.
Seamus Coleman concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Ward. Free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tim Cahill on Richard Stearman. Indirect free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines, Richard Stearman makes a clearance.
Louis Saha takes a shot. Blocked by Roger Johnson.
The ball is delivered by Seamus Coleman, David Edwards manages to make a clearance.
Tony Hibbert crosses the ball, save by Wayne Hennessey.
Centre by Leon Osman, Stephen Ward manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Tony Hibbert, save made by Wayne Hennessey.
The ball is swung over by Louis Saha.
Leighton Baines takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.
The ball is sent over by Leighton Baines, save by Wayne Hennessey.
The ball is delivered by Nenad Milijas, clearance by Leon Osman.
Corner taken left-footed by Jamie O'Hara from the left by-line, Tim Cahill makes a clearance.
Royston Drenthe produces a cross, clearance by Christophe Berra.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leighton Baines by Richard Stearman. Indirect free kick taken by Royston Drenthe.
Royston Drenthe sends in a cross, save by Wayne Hennessey.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Edwards by Royston Drenthe. Wayne Hennessey takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Royston Drenthe from the right by-line, Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance.
Louis Saha takes a shot. Save made by Wayne Hennessey.
Foul by Leighton Baines on Jamie O'Hara, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jamie O'Hara.
Centre by Royston Drenthe, clearance by Stephen Ward.
Shot by Jamie O'Hara. Phil Jagielka gets a block in.
The ball is sent over by Royston Drenthe, save by Wayne Hennessey.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tim Cahill on Roger Johnson. Wayne Hennessey restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Louis Saha, clearance by Roger Johnson.
Tony Hibbert fouled by Stephen Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Tim Howard restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Seamus Coleman.
Foul by Tim Cahill on Karl Henry, free kick awarded. Wayne Hennessey restarts play with the free kick.
Seamus Coleman takes a shot. Blocked by Christophe Berra.
Moyes demands improved results
Everton manager David Moyes believes now is the time for his side to pick up their form and drag themselves up the table.
The Toffees are on a miserable run of results, having won just once in six league matches since September 24.
During that time they have played Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United but 17th place in the Barclays Premier League does not make good reading for Moyes.
The stop-start nature to the first four months of the campaign because of international matches has not helped Everton, but with no more breaks for a while, their manager accepts the time is right to begin the recovery.
"I think the season has been up and down; the breaks can come at the right time if you win before them but it has been tough for us the last two breaks," said the Scot, whose side are perennial slow starters.
"We've had a difficult six-week period and we have to play better.
"We have all the players for the coming period and we have to try to get some consistency and stability into our games.
"We have been in this position before - probably for the last three or four years,
"We are certainly not taking it lightly and saying it will all come good, but if we look back on recent history it tends to pick up."
Saturday`s visitors Wolves are only a point above them in the table and a win against Mick McCarthy's side would lift the Toffees much closer to the top 10.
Moyes has analysed their performances this season and believes a key factor going forward will be keeping clean sheets, having had just one in the league so far.
"We have definitely missed more creativity and goals, albeit I think we have scored one more goal than we had this time last year - which suggests to me we have been conceding more," he said.
"I need to see us starting to keep more clean sheets and become harder to beat, and if we do that it will give us a platform to try to nick a goal here and there.
"It was always going to be a pretty tough time but I wanted to get more points from it than we have done and not being far away is too far.
"If we can get a couple of good results we can get ourselves stabilised.
"But I am realistic to know if you get a bad result it can put you in the wrong place."
Marouane Fellaini returns after serving a one-match suspension, Phil Jagielka will play in spite of a broken toe while Tim Cahill is pushing for a start.
McCarthy hopes his team will benefit from the feelgood factor generated by his trio of Republic of Ireland players having qualified for Euro 2012.
Former Republic boss McCarthy witnessed Kevin Doyle, Stephen Ward and Stephen Hunt helping their country complete a 5-1 aggregate play-off win over Estonia with a 1-1 draw in Dublin on Tuesday evening.
He believes they will all benefit from competing at a major tournament but in the short term wants them to play their part for Wolves in building on the 3-1 win over Wigan almost a fortnight ago - their first victory in nine games.
McCarthy said: "It was a huge, huge day for Doyley, Wardy and Hunty, all the players and the country.
"It was brilliant to see them qualify and it will benefit all of them as players.
"All the top teams are there. There are no mugs there at all, so you've got to perform. It's tournament football as well.
"I think in terms of your development, education and experience, playing in a major tournament is invaluable.
"I know, having been there. I went in 1988 to the European Championships and played against England, Holland and Russia - a real high level of football.
"But they know they've got to come back to work and earn a living in the Premier League and I hope the feelgood factor filters down to Wolves."
McCarthy is expecting a tough encounter at Goodison Park, despite Everton having lost six of their last seven games including a 2-1 reverse at Newcastle last time out.
He said: "I saw the game against Newcastle and, although they went 2-0 down, Everton finished well and had a lot of chances.
"Annually, for the last few years, they've had difficult starts, whether it's been through injury or whatever, but David Moyes keeps them going.
"His track record there is second to none. He has been fabulous. They are a good side."
McCarthy has no new injury worries with only right-back Kevin Foley (ankle) unavailable.
Toffees end sticky patch
Everton finally ended their dreadful run of results with a 2-1 victory over Wolves at Goodison Park but they required a helping hand from the visitors.
Having lost five of their previous six Barclays Premier League matches confidence was low among David Moyes' squad and that was evident in their play.
But having gone behind to Stephen Hunt's penalty they showed the character to come from behind and once Phil Jagielka's header had equalised just before half-time the momentum was all in the home team's favour.
However, just when it seemed unlikely they would score again Wolves defender Stephen Ward gifted them the opportunity seven minutes from time when he pushed over Louis Saha and Leighton Baines stroked home from the spot.
The win will have lifted the mood among the players and supporters alike as discontent about performances on and off the field has been growing in recent weeks.
Prior to kick off there had been another march by supporters' group Blue Union to protest about stagnation at the club in relation to finding a new buyer and outside investment which, according to Merseyside Police, numbered about 250.
It was not long before fans inside the ground were complaining about further lack of movement, this time in the opposition penalty area, as a number of crosses from both flanks were sent over with no identifiable target.
However, when one did eventually reach its intended destination in the 16th minute, after Seamus Coleman picked out Tim Cahill, goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey had to be at full-stretch to tip over Saha's shot into the turf from the Australian's knock-down.
Everton continued to struggle with their final ball until late in the first half and they were hit with a classic sucker punch in the 36th minute.
David Edwards' diagonal run across the corner of the penalty area did not appear to pose too much threat but Marouane Fellaini, returning after suspension, caught him with the slightest of touches and it was enough to send the midfielder to the ground.
Hunt smashed home from the spot and it looked like Wolves would hold on to their lead until a minute before the break when Jagielka nodded home Baines' free-kick with a twisting header.
It was only his sixth goal in nearly four-and-a-half years at Everton but, after scoring against Wigan in their last home victory on September 17, this is already his best return in the league for the Toffees.
In added time Everton could have gone in front but Fellaini's shot was half-saved by Hennessey and Cahill appeared to be pulled back by Karl Henry as he raced to reach the loose ball but referee Jon Moss awarded only a corner.
The home side began the second half positively and Fellaini was first to fire over from range before Cahill's aerial collision with Richard Stearman left the Wolves defender writhing on the Goodison turf and he gingerly left the pitch with what looked like a painful arm or shoulder injury.
Everton were in the ascendancy but were still wasteful in possession, typified by one crossfield pass from John Heitinga which rolled off the end of the pitch - much to the derision of home fans.
But even when they picked out men in position the Toffees lacked the killer instinct.
Cahill, who has not scored since December 20, looked certain to break his drought when Saha's flick-on from Coleman's cross found him six yards out but he did not connect cleanly and Ward and Hennessey combined to save.
The pressure was building on the visitors and when Saha chested down and shot his effort was deflected behind.
But from the resulting corner Ward needlessly fouled the Frenchman to give Baines the chance to coolly side-foot home the penalty.
The goal did little to ease the tension in the final seven minutes though and the final whistle came as a welcome relief for the majority inside Goodison.
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