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Michael ONeill hailed the performance of Chris Brunt after he returned to Northern Irelands side in their 4-0 win over Azerbaijan. Nike Vapormax For Sale . Brunt, who missed Euro 2016 with injury, made his first international appearance in 13 months as Northern Ireland eased to a victory that moves them up to second in World Cup Qualifying Group C.Kyle Lafferty fired in the opening goal from a long throw before Gareth McAuley and Conor McLaughlin scored from set pieces. The scoring was rounded off when Brunts shot was flicked in by Steven Davis.Asked about Brunts display, ONeill told Sky Sports: He was brilliant. We dont have a like-for-like replacement so when we lost him in the summer [at Euro 2016] we had to change our system. We saw his class tonight. Watch highlights of Northern Irelands win Northern Ireland are now above Azerbaijan on goal difference and ONeill was pleased their gameplan paid off.We played Josh [Magennis] purposefully on the right because we knew their full-back was small, so we exploited that, he said.We got a lot of balls in the box and knew they would struggle to defend that. It was a comfortable victory in the end.Next up for Northern Ireland is another home match next in March when they face Norway.We have drilled it into them, they know how we want to play, said ONeill. They make good decisions at the right times, three of our back four scored, so we are delighted with the result. Also See: N Ireland 4-0 Azerbaijan As it happened N Ireland fixtures Live on Sky Nike Air Vapormax For Sale . Patrice Bergeron and Daniel Paille scored 20 seconds apart a few minutes after Stamkos was taken off the ice on a stretcher with a broken right leg, and the Bruins beat the Lightning 3-0 on Monday afternoon. Nike Vapormax Mens . Uniteds eighth defeat of a wretched campaign means Liverpool, which currently occupies the fourth and final Champions League place, could go nine points clear of its fierce rival by beating West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Charlie Adam scored both of Stokes goals at Britannia Stadium either side of Robin van Persies equalizer, with a miserable day for seventh-place United capped by first-half injuries to centre halves Jonny Evans and Phil Jones that forced them off.http://www.vapormaxforsalecheap.com/ . -- Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated, a day after he was suspended for an NFL substance-abuse policy violation.After seeing his side suffer a 4-0 thrashing in the Merseyside derby, Roberto Martinez must somehow lift his Everton players for Saturdays FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United. But problems are mounting up for the Spaniard and preparation time for the Wembley showpiece is limited.From injuries and bans to poor form and pressure, we take a look at the challenge Martinez and Everton are facing...   Merseyside derby talking points We analyse Liverpools 4-0 win over Everton at Anfield Selection dilemmaAfter resting players against Southampton last weekend, Martinez made six changes to his first team for the trip to Anfield, in a desperate bid to grab a confidence-boosting result. However, the move spectacularly back-fired, with Everton crushed by their rivals and now set to be without several key first-team players for Saturdays semi-final.Gareth Barry was forced out at half-time with a groin problem and Martinez says the midfielder is very doubtful to face Manchester United. Ramiro Funes Mori will also be missing through suspension, following his straight red card for an ugly challenge on Divock Origi. Ramiro Funes Mori will miss the FA Cup semi-final through suspension There are question marks, too, over the health of John Stones, who was substituted in the second half with stomach cramps, and fellow defenders Phil Jagielka and Seamus Coleman, who both missed the derby with hamstring problems.With Funes Mori, Stones, Jagielka and Coleman out, Martinez would be left with only Leighton Baines available from his regular senior defenders.     Defensive problems Former Everton manager David Moyes said his old side were terrible in their 4-0 defeat to Liverpool Even if the likes of Stones and Jagielka pull through to play on Saturday, Martinez still has serious defensive issues to address.Evertons poor defending at Goodison Park this season has been well documented - only Aston Villa have conceded more at home - but Liverpool exposed them regularly at Anfield, too.Midfielders Muhamed Besic and James McCarthy were forced to fill in at centre-back during the second half, but even when Stones and Funes Mori were on the field, Everton conceded two poor goals which Martinez put down to an inability to do the basics right.Across the pitch, Everton were poor when they didnt have the ball. I said at half-time Everton were embarrassing, and they were, Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher said after the final whistle. Ive never known a derby game where it was so easy to pass the ball. When you play derby games, the pitches seem really tight whether that be at Anfield or Goodison, but it was so easy for Liverpool. Jamie Carragher says talk of the current Everton side being the best since the mid 80s is way off the mark Goal droughtWhile the focus has been on Evertons poor defending in recent weeks, at the other end, the goals have dried up. Nike Air Vapormax. Martinezs side have scored just twice in their past six games - those goals coming from centre-back Funes Mori and central midfielder McCarthy.Top scorer Romelu Lukaku hasnt scored in five and against Liverpool, Everton failed to register a single shot on target.On Saturday, Everton come up against a Manchester United side which has kept 24 clean sheets across all competitions this season. The Toffees must re-find their goal-scoring touch at Wembley.    Roberto Martinez told Sky Sports he will not have to motivate his team for Saturdays FA Cup semi-final with Manchester United Manchester Uniteds formWhile Everton suffered at Anfield, United cruised to a comfortable 2-0 home win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday night. It was Uniteds fifth win in their last six outings - only title-chasing Tottenham have beaten them in that run - and the victory saw them close the gap on the Premier Leagues top four.As well as better recent form, United have also done the double over Everton this season, sealing a comprehensive 3-0 win at Goodison Park in the first part of the campaign before winning 1-0 at Old Trafford earlier this month.Martinez and Everton must find a way to reverse their recent fortunes against Louis van Gaals men if they are to keep their season alive.Season depends on it Everton have failed to win their last six matches Indeed, Evertons season - and seemingly Martinezs tenure as manager - depends on Saturdays result.In the Premier League, the Toffees are closer to the relegation zone in points than seventh and could easily finish as low as 16th - theyre just two points ahead of fifth-bottom Crystal Palace.While the cups have offered solace this term - Everton also reached the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup - the enormity of this weekends Wembley showdown isnt lost on Martinez. Martinez: Defeat horrible Roberto Martinez embarrassed by horrible Everton defeat in derby When asked about his future as Everton boss after Wednesdays defeat, Martinez said: Its not about my job. All I want is to bring success to Everton and its about the players wanting to be themselves, coping with the occasion.We know were one step away from the (FA Cup) final and thats the only thing that can bring satisfaction to our fans. Thats the only thing were going to concentrate on.To do that, Everton and Martinez will have to overcome substantial obstacles.  Also See: Martinez: Defeat horrible Merseyside derby talking points Moyes: Everton were terrible Carragher: Funes Mori embarrassing Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '