Martinez: I was expecting a winner

Everton manager Roberto Martinez admits he was disappointed not to have claimed all three points after his side held West Ham to a 1-1 draw at Upton Park on Saturday.

A delightful effort from Manuel Lanzini put the Hammers ahead on the half-hour mark, before Gerard Deulofeu's through-ball set up Romelu Lukaku for the equaliser just before half-time.

"I think West Ham started better than us," Martinez said. "For the first 20 minutes we were coming to terms with the game and we put emphasis on wanting to be solid.

"Our performance against Sunderland (a 6-2 win) was exciting to watch and today we had the right mindset to be tested defensively.

"Their goal is disappointing from our point of view. It's a great finish from Lanzini but he has too much space on the edge of the box. From that point on we became really strong.

"In the second half, we nullified their threat and I felt a winner was coming. I was delighted with the reaction but a little bit disappointed we couldn't get all three points with the amount of quality we had going forward."

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