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Everton and Tottenham continued their disappointing results in the league, falling into a 2-2 draw at the opening of the 32nd round of the Premier League matches..
The two teams entered the match with the aim of achieving victory and continuing to be in the competition for the top four, but the disappointing result of the tie was a strong blow to their chances of participating in the Champions League next season.
The Spurs opened the lead with England striker Harry Kane, but Everton responded quickly after 4 minutes with a penalty kick by Icelandic Gilfi Sigurdsson.
In the second half, Everton advanced in the score by Sigurdsson, but after his goal 6 minutes, Kane managed to score again, to save his team from defeat.
Man of the Match:
Gilfi Sigurdsson received the highest rating from Sofa Score after scoring two goals, and making the highest number of chances (4: shared with his teammate, James Rodriguez).
What does the result mean for both teams?:
Only one point was added to the balance of both teams. The Spurs have 50 points in seventh place, 5 points off the fourth place, and Everton now has 49 points in eighth place..
The most prominent figures and statistics:
Harry Kane is the first Premier League player this season to reach the barrier of 20 goals or more. The Tottenham striker has scored 34 goals in 30 Premier League matches this season (scored 21 and scored 13)
– Harry Kane scored 20 goals or more during a season in the Premier League for the fifth season .. Only 3 players during the competition era were able to score this number for 5 seasons or more. Alan Shearer (7), Sergio Aguero (6) and Thierry Henry (5).
Everton have a 100% success rate in the penalty kicks they got against the Spurs in the Premiership era (5 out of 5).
– No opponent has scored more against Gilfi Sigurdsson in his career than Tottenham Hotspur (6, equally with Chelsea).
– 3 players were the ones who managed to score a goal double in a match against the Spurs in the Premier League after they had previously played for them in the competition. Darren Bennett (with Sunderland in 2010), Matthew Etherington (with Stoke City in 2011) and Gilphy Sigurdsson (with Everton in 2021).
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