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"We all feel in great shape fitness-wise and we know we have the ability in the team – it’s all about motivating yourself every time you step onto the pitch and being fully focused to get the three points."

- Jonny Evans

26/03/2012 08:58, Report by Gemma Thompson

Evans keeping focused

Jonny Evans says it's vital the Reds do not let any complacency creep into the bid to secure a 20th league title.

Manchester City's point at Stoke on Saturday put the Blues back on top of the table, but the 1-1 draw at the Britannia ultimately meant it was two points dropped for Mancini's men. The Reds can take full advantage of the slip-up on Monday night with a home game against Fulham - a team with one of the poorest records on the road this season (indeed, they're the league's lowest scorers on the raod). Nevertheless, Evans insists United can take nothing for granted at this stage of the campaign.

"Every game is tough and we have to keep our concentration levels high to see out the next nine games," he told United Review. "We all feel in great shape fitness-wise and we know we have the ability in the team – it’s all about motivating yourself every time you step onto the pitch and being fully focused to get the three points."

Sir Alex's men hammered this evening’s visitors 5-0 at Craven Cottage in December, but Evans insists that result will count for nothing this evening.

"Fulham is usually one of our hardest away games, but we managed to raise our game when we went there and have done that a few times in tough away matches this season," he added. "That’s been a massive help for us with our points total up to now. It’ll be a completely different game tonight although we always feel confident at home. We need to make sure we put on a good performance and get the win."

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