EPL: Everton hold Tottenham to a 1-1 draw, climb out of drop zone | Football News – Times of India

A late harm time aim from Michael Keane helped Everton play out a 1-1 draw in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur of their Premier League match on Monday evening. The end result was an enormous increase for Everton of their determined battle to keep away from relegation.
With the win, Everton climbed to fifteenth with 27 factors, a degree above the relegation zone. 4 of the groups under them, nonetheless, have performed one much less recreation.
Keane’s blistering shot from 30 yards out utterly caught out keeper Hugo Lloris, who remained rooted to his spot, and supplied some comfort for the 30-year-old defender after an earlier sort out on Cristian Romero led to Spurs being awarded a penalty.
Harry Kane transformed the penalty within the 68th minute.

“I’m buzzing,” Keane stated. “You received’t imagine however I do hit the ball like that each every so often in coaching. To see one come off is superb. After gifting away the penalty to make up for it, I’m buzzing.”
Sean Dyche‘s Everton was pushing for the equaliser by the ultimate jiffy earlier than Keane lastly netted in harm time. The centre-back took a few touches after which scored into the highest nook, bringing the delirious Goodison Park followers to their ft.
“(Keane) has been in wonderful type,” Dyche stated.
“On the coaching pitch, he’s been coaching with readability and confirmed his high quality. I believe the entire stadium thought we might get a winner. I do know I did.”

“It’s one other step in the proper course,” Dyche stated. “It’s only a degree however is a significant level. The mentality goes from energy to energy.”
Spurs, who’re within the thick of the race to complete top-four and qualify for the Champions League subsequent season, needed to accept a degree of their first recreation since supervisor Antonio Conte was sacked.
Tottenham moved again as much as fourth, albeit degree on 50 factors with third-placed Newcastle United and fifth-placed Manchester United, who each have two video games in hand.

Everton misplaced Abdoulaye Doucoure to a purple card within the 58th minute after Kane had grabbed the shirt of the Mali midfielder, who reacted by swatting the England captain within the face and leaving him collapsing to the pitch.
“You can not elevate palms, we all know that,” Dyche stated.
Spurs additionally ended the match with 10 males with Lucas Moura despatched off two minutes from time.
Each groups had loads of scoring probabilities on an entertaining night. Kane might have put Spurs on the board within the ninth minute, however his close-range shot was cleared from the goalmouth by Keane.

A minute later, Keane’s volley sailed over Tottenham’s internet.
Everton had a terrific likelihood at an equaliser within the 76th minute, however Idrissa Gueye’s shot from 20 yards out was tipped over the crossbar by Lloris.
The sport was paused within the twenty sixth minute so Everton’s Muslim gamers Doucoure, Gueye and Amadou Onana might break quick for Ramadan.
(With inputs from Reuters)

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