Premier League: Everton v Tottenham match preview
A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at White Hart Lane
Friday 07 December 2012
Both teams go into this game in a rich vein of form, occupying 6th and 4th in the Premier League respectively.
Everton have been impressive at home this season, remaining undefeated, this form highlighted by their excellent opening game win against Manchester United.
Spurs have fared well on this travels though, already winning four games away from White Hart Lane.
This match should provide a good indicator of both team's Champions League qualification aspiration.
KICK-OFF: Sunday, 3pm
PAST THREE MEETINGS…
Everton 1 (Jelavic) Tottenham 0, Premier League, March 2012
Tottenham 2 (Lennon, Assou- Ekotto) Everton 0, Premier League, January 2012
Everton 2 (Saha, Coleman) Tottenham 1 (van der Vaart), Premier League, January 2011
Tottenham are yet to score past the 80th minute mark in a Premier League game this season.
Spurs have scored 43 per cent of their total away Premier League goals between the 70th and 80th minute.
Despite their promising position in the table, Everton have won just one of their last nine games - drawing seven of these.
Everton have not lost at home to Spurs since 2007.
Everton to win: 2.06
Spurs to win: 4.1
TV: Highlights on BBC 1, 10.30pm
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