Tottenham made a big move to be placed on the third position thanks to a 2-0 victory over Everton at White Hart Lane, London on Wednesday, 11th January 2012. Two goals of the match came from Tottenham’s Aaron Lennon and Benoit Assou-Ekotto. With this victory, the Spurs went from championship outsiders to serious pretenders.
First minutes of the Wednesday’s match saw Tottenham Hotspurs facing a scare after Louis Saha had a chance to fire wide, but the Frenchman couldn’t direct his shot into the goal. Tottenham then quickly took control the game and Aaron Lennon opened the first goal at 35′ for the club. The Spurs continued creating a plenty of chances in front of Everton’s goal. As the result, Benoit Assou-Ekotto brought the second goal to the hosts at 63’. The football match of Tottenham vs Everton on Wednesday finally ended with the score 2-0.
Tottenham (4-4-2): Friedel, Walker, Kaboul, Dawson, Assou-Ekotto, Lennon, Livermore, Modric, Bale, Van der Vaart, Adebayor. Subs: Cudicini, Bassong, Kranjcar, Rose, Pienaar, Pavlyuchenko, Defoe.
Everton (4-4-2): Howard, Neville, Heitinga, Distin, Baines, Donovan, Bilyaletdinov, Cahill, Fellaini, Anichebe, Saha. Subs: Mucha, Duffy, Drenthe, Gueye, Vellios, Stracqualursi, McFadde.
Emmanuel Adebayor of Spurs and Phil Neville of Everton during the EPL game between the two teams at White Hart Lane, London on 11th January 2012
Before the English Premier League game on Wednesday, Everton wasn’t thought to be a good team. Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur was said to have their best season in recent history. The Spur was also promised to draw level on points with Manchester United.
During their last five EPL matches at White Hart Lane stadium, the visitors have won three. Meanwhile, Tottenham won all of their last five games in the competition. In comparison between the two teams, the Spurs have gained 59 wins while the Toffees won 53 games. The visitors also won over Spur in the league at Goodison Park last season.
Tottenham is currently stayed on the third place of the Premier League table after Manchester City and Manchester United. Winning 14 of their 20 EPL games from then on and sitting level on points with MU, the north London club won will care little as they build their title challenge.
During the match between the two sides on January 11, the Spurs unsurprisingly defeated the Toffees. The club was promised to score at least three goals over Everton, but the game ended and the Tottenham Hotspurs won with the score 2-0. Anyway, they won.
Emmanuel Adebayor controls the ball during the Spurs’ match against Everton at White Hart Lane
Younes Kaboul of Spurs tackles Louis Saha of Everton on the Wednesday match between the two sides in London
Players from Tottenham Hotspurs and Everton complete on the game on Wednesday, in which the Spurs won with the score 2-0
A header between Tim Cahill of Everton and Emmanuel Adebayor of Spurs
Tottenham vs Everton 2-0 Highlights 11th January 2012: Aaron Lennon of the north London club celebrates the opening goal at 35′ with team mate Luka Modric
Landon Donovan received a yellow card for a foul on Benoit Assou-Ekotto
Marouane Fellaini was also punished with a yellow on the game against Tottenham
Tim Howard looked upset after Benoit Assou-Ekotto scored the second goal for the hosts
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