Martinez thrilled with dogged Latics

11 December 2010 06:30
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez was impressed with his side's defensive display and even felt they should have snatched victory at Everton. The Latics held David Moyes' side to a goalless draw at Goodison Park and almost snatched a late winner when substitute Ronnie Stam's shot was turned around the post by Tim Howard. "When you come to Goodison you need all your players to be concentrating and on top of their game and I think (goalkeeper ) Ali Al Habsi had two or three moments when he showed his quality," said Martinez. "I felt we finished the stronger side. In the first half Everton got a very good momentum and were winning territorial advantage and we just needed to defend well with a lot of composure. "The performance was what we had to do and was what was needed to get a positive result but in the manner we finished the game I feel we dropped two points."

Source: PA