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The Blue half of Merseyside has not come so tantalisingly close to the big time since their aggregate heartache against Villarreal in a Champions League qualifier back in 2005.
And contrary to popular belief it's easy to see how this will play into their hands.
While they don't have the necessary know-how for the high-stakes that's beginning to envelop them, they do have the passion and desire to make history for themselves—a factor that's also fuelled Liverpool's dash to the summit of the table.
As long as they can embrace their situation and put in a similar type of performance that saw them overcome United and Chelsea earlier in the season, they should easily fire a few goals past Palace 'keeper Julian Speroni.
After all, they've scored 13 goals in their last five outings and look set to transform the club into the institution it once was.
As detailed by the Liverpool Echo's Kristian Walsh on Monday, Everton have enrolled themselves once more in the "School of Science." And, under the tutelage of Martinez, they have set new records and look ready to write a new future as well.
If they turn up with as much energy and heart as they did for the visit of Arsenal, with their high-pressing, counter-attacking game, Martinez's charges should have nothing to worry about.
The chance to seize three points against Tony Pulis' plucky performers will set them up nicely for the visit of City, where even a point would do for the moment.
After that, they'll have their sights set firmly on making history.