Match Preview: Tottenham v Everton

Recent Meetings

9 Sep 2017 Everton 0-3 Tottenham
5 Mar 2017 Tottenham 3-2 Everton
13 Aug 2016 Everton 1-1 Tottenham
3 Jan 2016 Everton 1-1 Tottenham
29 Aug 2015 Tottenham 0-0 Everton

Overview

  • “Tell me ma, me ma…”
  • Everton hope to bounce back from their FA Cup defeat to Liverpool with a positive result against Tottenham.
  • The club has been criticised for a lack of attacking threat, but with Cenk Tosun expected to make his debut, could he be the player they sorely needed?

The Opposition

  • Tottenham are currently 5th, 4 points of the top 4.
  • Despite their Wembley woes in previous years, their luck at their temporary home has improved, winning 6 of the 11 league games, losing only once against Chelsea in their first “home” game of the season.
  • Tottenham have won 5 of their last 7 league games.
  • Tottenham have taken more shots from outside the box than any other team in the Premier League this season (173).

Opposition’s Most Recent League Match – Tottenham 1-1 West Ham

  • A game of two belters as Tottenham snatched a point through Son Heung-Min.
  • Tottenham dominated the game:
    • Shots: Tottenham 31-3 West Ham
    • Shots on target: Tottenham 8-1 West Ham
    • Pass accuracy: Tottenham 83%-65% West Ham
    • Possession: Tottenham 71%-29% West Ham
    • Action zones: Tottenham’s third 16%-41% West Ham’s third
  • Despite the dominance, Tottenham scored their goal in the 84th minute on their 26th attempt as both teams earned a point.
  • Man of the moment Harry Kane had 7 shots (3 on target) in his first start since his illness. He’ll have made a full recovery by now.

One To Watch

Harry Kane – 2017/18 Premier League
Games 21
Goals 18
Assists 1
Shots 124
Shots On Target 47
Key Passes 22

Key Stats

  • Everton haven’t beaten Tottenham in their last 8 meetings (3 draws, 5 defeats).
  • Everton haven’t beaten Tottenham away from home in their last 9 meetings in all competitions (3 draws, 6 defeats).
  • Harry Kane has scored a brace in each of the last two meetings between the two sides.

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