Tottenham vs Everton (1-0): The Tottenham of Jose Mourinho won by the minimum (1-0) to Everton Carlo Ancelotti a decaffeinated I find; thanks to an own goal from the toffee defender Michael Keane, in an attempt to cover up a shot of the Argentine Lo Celso, ended up straining the ball into his goal.
Two teams that faced the duel with the same need the points, but who were going through very different moments. Tottenham, in question after the hard setback against Sheffield United (3-1) and Everton; in ascension after adding a great victory against Leicester City (2-1), third classified in the Premier League.
Tottenham vs Everton: A goal that decided the match
The start of the match at the Tottenham Stadium was of clear dominance for those of Jose Mourinho. Where they threw patience with the possession of the ball; and taking advantage of the speed of Lucas Moura and Heung-Min Son at the ends. An absolute control that the Argentinean Lo Cels took advantage of early. Who opened the can (1-0) with some luck since his shot bounced off a toffee central and ended up sneaking into Pickford’s goal. Own goal by Michael Keane, who tried to cover the shot.
Before, Lucas Moura made the first arrival of the danger of the London box with a shot that grazed the low post of the Everton goal; and in the 29 ‘, Eric Dier, with a free-kick, could increase Everton’s income in the first half. A first time where the toffee was testimonial since they could only generate a single occasion with the shot of the Brazilian Richarlison, on the edge of the break.
On the restart, Tottenham kept looking for the goal that would give him peace of mind as the minimal advantage gave Everton hope. Again, the spur player, Heung-Min Son, was the most incisive and dangerous player on the premises. Up to three times he tried his luck in front of goal, but his aim was not fine on Monday night.
Carlo Ancelotti, who threw changes in the second half to try to close the gap with the entry of Moise Kean and Anthony Gordon; finally ran out of time and could not see the equalizer of his team in a decaffeinated game of toffee; since At no time did Hugo Lloris put him in trouble.