Steven Naismith is chuffed to have scored Everton's second in the Derby and is hoping to build on this. The Scottish International pointed at the loss of Kevin Mirallas to why Everton never got the win.
Naisy said: "At least I'm off the mark now for Everton and I can build on it. This first period is about settling in and getting used to the training.
"I never came expecting to play every week. But I work hard every day to get back to where I was before and this was just another step towards that.
"I grew up a Rangers fan so scoring in an Old Firm derby was special and it's difficult to compare but scoring in front of the Gwladys Street was great - I'll certainly remember it.
"I've had that experience of derby games. It's about who wants it more and I think we showed that we wanted it.
"We've been on the other side of that a few times this season - Newcastle at Goodison and Wigan away - when decisions went against us. Over the course of the season, it measures itself out.
"Kevin was our main direct threat in the derby in terms of driving at defenders and it showed with the amount of chances he was creating for himself and others..
"Losing him at half-time in the game was a blow, but Liverpool changed their system in the second half as well and it became a bit scrappy with a lot of fouls - the game kept getting stopped which didn't help.
"Looking back, there was some great play from us too - switching sides and with Kevin being a massive threat creating chances.
"When you've got guys like Kevin, Felli and Jelavic, you know they're going to put the ball in there and it gives us a chance to gamble on being on the end of it.
"We're probably sitting there a wee bit disappointed with a 2-2 draw because we did so well in the second half of the first half. We were looking to win it, not draw, but the fight back shows the character in the squad."
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