Martinez praises Howard contribution
- From the section Football
Everton boss Roberto Martinez declares himself satisfied after his side weathered an early storm to claim a 2-0 win against Aston Villa at Villa Park.
Goalkeeper Tim Howard was the hero for the Blues with three crucial saves in the first half, including an eight-minute penalty from Christian Benteke.
Second-half goals from Romelu Lukaku and Leon Osman gave Everton all three points as they move up to third in the Premier League table.