"I have incredible memories of Everton but I also go back knowing I had a great chairman and great people around me", said Moyes."It was the rebuilding of a football club and we went on to qualify for the Champions League with a very limited budget".
"The players are giving it everything they've got and it's certainly not for the lack of effort or running or working (that we've lost)".
Mirallas has linked up with with Lukaku when given the chance to play this season, while McCarthy is one of a host of gifted central midfielders at Koeman's disposal.
Sunderland boss David Moyes slammed his side's first half display in the 2-0 defeat to Everton at Goodison Park.
Lukaku created an opportunity for himself late in the second half after powering past Darron Gibson before blasting a right footed shot a tad too close to Pickford, allowing the Sunderland stopper to parry safely away from goal.
"I played a lot of games at a young age and I feel like I'm an older player in the side now", he said.
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Those watching at home will also look back on the game in the same way we talk about the Newcastle/Liverpool classics. The game was a thrill to behold, despite referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz having a real shocker of a game.
"I wanted to keep them quiet and keep the game at a low level".
"You can take a bit of criticism from your manager now and then, but you have to react to it which I have done".
The Blues' first goal was also the first for Gueye in the royal blue shirt.
Moyes said the game against 7th-placed Everton was always going to be a hard one and insists he doesn't think his Sunderland side are far away from a winning run. He is strong and fast and one of the best in finishing.
The Black Cats had a period where it seemed as if they were on the brink of mounting a serious survival fight but they were rudely brought back to Earth by a re-energised Southampton side who thrashed them 4-0 in their last Premier League outing. A few teams have had theirs.