Tottenham 1-1 West Brom Stats and Highlights
Tottenham had to settle for a point against managerless West Brom in Tim Sherwood’s first game as Spurs’ permanent head coach.
Spurs took the lead through a superb Christian Eriksen free-kick, which hit the bar and bounced in.
But, two minutes later, Eriksen gave away a free-kick which Jonas Olsson prodded home from close range to level.
The closest Spurs came to a winner came from Kyle Walker’s 30-yard shot, which Ben Foster clawed to safety.
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Venue: White Hart Lane
Date: Thursday, 26 December, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
1-0 Eriksen 36′ | Mobile users click here
1-1 Olsson 38′ | Mobile users click here
Spurs are unbeaten in their last seven league games against West Brom (W4, D3).
The Baggies have only won two of 14 Premier League matches against Tottenham.
West Brom’s last win at White Hart Lane was a 3-2 victory in November 1984. David Cross, Steve MacKenzie and Derek Statham scored the goals.
Tottenham are unbeaten in their last eight Premier League fixtures on Boxing Day (W6, D2). The last time they lost on 26 December was in 2003 when David Pleat was temporary boss following the sacking of Glenn Hoddle.
Jermain Defoe has scored six goals in 10 games on Boxing Day – only four players in Premier League history have scored more on this date (Robbie Fowler, Thierry Henry, Robbie Keane and Alan Shearer).
After seven clean sheets in their first 10 league matches of the season, Spurs have gone seven Premier League games without one.
Emmanuel Adebayor’s goals against Southampton were the first a striker had scored for Tottenham in eight league games.
Tottenham have won six top-flight away games this season, more than any other side.
They are one point better off than they were after 17 games of last season.
West Brom have not won in their last seven Premier League matches.
The Baggies have won only one of their last 10 away games (D4, L5) in the league, but that came at Old Trafford.
This is their eighth Premier League game on 26 December and it will see a seventh different manager in charge of the Baggies.
They are 11 points worst off than they were after 17 games of last season.