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Toffees boss only missing "odds and ends" to build title-challenging side...

Everton kept up pace for European football next term by beating Bolton Wanderers 2-0 in a hard-fought encounter at Goodison Park.

A free-kick from Mikel Arteta opened the scoring after Bolton had Gretar Steinsson sent off. A late Steven Pienaar strike then sealed the points for the Toffees as they maintained their excellent home form in the league.

After the game, Everton boss David Moyes was clearly happy with his team, who he thinks just need some small additions to mount a genuine challenge at the top of the table.
 
"We've got a good team, good players, we play really good football," he told Sky Sports. "We're maybe missing one or two odds and ends, but we know that, and if we can get that, we can be a threat to many teams in the league."

A pivotal point in the match arrived when Bolton defender Gretar Steinsson was sent off for a last-man tackle on Yakubu. From the resultant free-kick, Arteta managed to score with a curling effort.

Of the decision to send off Steinsson, Moyes said: "It was a sending off. It was a really good ball from Steven Pienaar that got Yak [Yakubu] away, and Yak was through on goal, so we got our rewards for a good pass and a good run in. And obviously Mikel [Arteta] scored a really good free-kick."

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