The KC Stadium

Next Game

Hull City v Stoke

Sunday, 24 August 2014, 13:30

Barclays Prem

Britannia Stadium

Last Game

Stoke 0 - 1 A Villa

Saturday, 16 August 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Distin hits out after cup exit

Everton defender Sylvain Distin says poor communication and a lack of concentration are to blame for his team's Capital One Cup exit at Fulham.

Last Updated: 25/09/13 at 11:44 Post Comment

Sylvain Distin: Lashes out after Everton's cup exit

Sylvain Distin: Lashes out after Everton's cup exit

Steven Naismith put the Toffees in front at Craven Cottage on Tuesday night but second-half goals from Dimitar Berbatov and Darren Bent booked Martin Jol's side a fourth-round place.

Distin told the Liverpool Echo: "We played really well in the first half and had the game in our hands. Realistically we should have been 2-0 up by half-time. We created a lot of chances but could only get the one goal.

"I don't believe half-time came at the wrong time for us, you always know when it's coming and it was up to us to carry on in the same way in the second.

"We felt comfortable but in the second half they changed their system a bit, started to press higher and we didn't adapt.

"It was a completely different game after we conceded their first goal."

Everton were strolling to victory after dominating the first half, but Distin felt poor defending robbed his side of a place in the next round.

"The second goal was just about communication but we needed a little more focus as it was an easy set-piece. It was an easy pass and we didn't switch on. It wasn't good enough," he added.

"It's difficult to think of any positives at the moment. We're just feeling disappointment right now. I feel like it was a game we could and should have won."

TEAMtalk Facebook Fan Page

The TEAMtalk fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

his is brilliant! All these years of moral ambiguity, grey areas of offence and context..now we have a simple, easy to follow guide to right and wrong. What did you do today? I kicked the face off a panda . Oh well, you didn't rape, kill anyone or abuse a minor, knock yourself champ.

megabrow (cufc)
Redknapp leaps to Mackay defence

I

wonder if he'd feel the same way if he wasn't a white, non-jewish heterosexual male. Because Mackay has basically insulted everyone else!

Jay_D
Redknapp leaps to Mackay defence

C

heers Harry. I was wondering if he'd murdered anyone

Ezy_Rider
Redknapp leaps to Mackay defence

Footer 365

Premier League: Harry Redknapp happy with QPR's transfer dealings

Harry Redknapp is convinced his summer transfer business will prove solid enough to keep QPR in the Premier League.

Transfer news: No good behaviour clause in Mario Balotelli's Liverpool contract, says agent

Mario Balotelli will join Liverpool next week, but won't have a good behaviour clause in his contract, his agent says.

Premier League: Stoke City boss Mark Hughes is determined to keep Asmir Begovic

Stoke boss Mark Hughes says that Asmir Begovic will not be leaving the club during this summer’s transfer window.

Mail Box

More Fan Mail For Football365...

'Just p*ss off with your righteous indignation will you. W*nkers.' There's a lot of anger going around for what should have been a sleepy Friday afternoon at F365 Towers...

Man United: One Game To Save Season

They have one match to convince decent players that they are worth joining - over to you, Louis. We also have mails on Malky Mackay, Mario Balotelli and Tim...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property