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David Moyes insisted that Everton would carry on fighting for a top-four finish after Sunday's 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur.
It looked like Everton would cut the gap on Spurs to three points, with a game in hand, after Phil Jagielka cancelled out Emmanuel Adebayor's opener at White Hart Lane and Kevin Mirallas made it 2-1.
A late Gylfi Sigurdsson equaliser left Everton six points adrift of a UEFA Champions League spot with seven games still to play, and Moyes admits it will be difficult to catch up.
He said: "I don't know if a point does a great deal for us. If we'd won we'd have been right in it.
"I don't think we're too far away but I just hope the games don't run out. Tottenham are one of the top teams who have been fighting for fourth all season and we have taken four points off them this season so it is not a bad return."
Moyes was happy with the way his team responded after going behind so early, adding: "When you con...
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