Nine year's ago David Moyes took charge of Everton for the first time against Fulham in a game crucial to preserving their Premier League hopes. Now after a frustratingly erratic season Moyes marks his anniversary by taking on the same opposition knowing a win should - barring a horrendous collapse - ensure Everton's safety.
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For Everton’s final game in March, the Toffees play host to Fulham at Goodison Park this Saturday. Everton will look to continue their form from the past few weeks that has seen 2 wins and a draw in league play boost the squad to 9th in the league. With a victory on Saturday, Everton could climb as high as seventh, but more importantly it will help the team move another three points from the drop zone.
Of course, Everton has recently been bitten by the injury bug with midfielder Mikel Arteta the latest to be sidelined with a hamstring injury that will keep him out for 6 weeks. With Tim Cahill still hurt along with Phil Neville being an uncertainty for the weekend, Everton will have to hope any replacement players can fill the void