Tottenham 1-0 Everton Highlights
Emmanuel Adebayor struck to sink Everton and give Tottenham an important three points in the race for a Champions League qualification place.
The striker profited from a quickly taken free-kick to drill past Tim Howard and send Spurs up to fifth.
His second-half finish settled a tight contest after Leon Osman had headed over and seen a shot saved, as Everton had the better of the opening period.
The loss leaves Everton in sixth, five points behind fourth-placed Liverpool.
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Venue: White Hart Lane
Date: Sunday, 9 February, 2014
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Tottenham have won just two of their last 13 Premier League matches against Everton.
They first met 110 years ago this week, with Spurs winning an FA Cup tie at Goodison Park.
Sunday’s game will be the 167th meeting between the clubs. Tottenham lead by 60 wins to Everton’s 55, with 51 draws.
Spurs are two points better off than at the same stage last season, when they went on to record the most points (72) by a team finishing fifth in a 38-game top-flight campaign.
They have scored in all eight Premier League games under Tim Sherwood, winning five, drawing two and losing once. Only the current top three clubs have earned more points in the same period.
However, Spurs have only earned 11 points from their last 10 home fixtures (W3, D3, L4).
Tottenham have gained the fewest points (2) in home matches between the top seven teams this season.
They are yet to lose a league game from a winning position this season.
Everton’s tally of 45 points after 24 matches is their best since 1986-87, when they had 47 points.
The Toffees have conceded a league-high six penalties this season.
Roberto Martinez’ side have kept just one clean sheet in their last 10 league matches, although their overall record of 25 goals conceded is bettered only by Chelsea and Arsenal.
Leighton Baines has yet to register a Premier League assist this season; he trails goalkeeper Tim Howard, who has one assist.
Kevin Mirallas has scored in three of his last four league appearances.