Everton FC v Tottenham Hotspur match preview

04 January 2011 04:22
To be played at Goodison Park, Wednesday 5 January 8pm

Everton's last five games

Jan 1: Premier League - Stoke 2 Everton 0

Dec 28: Premier League - West Ham 1 Everton 1

Dec 20: Premier League - Man City 1 Everton 2

Dec 11: Premier League - Everton 0 Wigan 0

Dec 4: Premier League - Chelsea 1 Everton 1

Spurs' last five games

Jan 1: Premier League - Tottenham 1 Fulham 0

Dec 28: Premier League - Tottenham 2 Newcastle 0

Dec 26: Premier League - Villa 1 Tottenham 2

Dec 12: Premier League - Tottenham 1 Chelsea 1

Dec 7: Champions League - FC Twente 3 Tottenham 3

Past meetings at Goodison

Played: 80 Won: 34 Drawn: 27 Lost: 19 Goals for: 115 Goals against: 87

9 April 2004 - Everton 3 Tottenham 1

The Blues' last home victory against Spurs was a fairly comfortable one, with defenders weighing in with the goals. David Unsworth, Gary Naysmith and Joseph Yobo were all on the scoresheet as Everton ran out 3-1 winners.

26 March 1977 - Everton 4 Tottenham 0

Everton smashed four past Spurs towards the end of the 1976/77 season. Mick Lyons, Andy King, Martin Dobson and Bob Latchford were the players who chipped in to the 4-0 win.

Quick quiz (answers over the page)

1) The Blues drew 2-2 with Spurs at home last season - who were Everton's two scorers?

2) The last time Everton played a game on 5 January, they lost to Oldham in the FA Cup - what was the score?

3) The last win for the Blues against Spurs was a 1-0 victory at White Hart Lane in November 2008 - which Tottenham player scored the decisive own goal?

4) An Everton player smashed a hat-trick against Tottenham at Goodison on 5 October 1991 - who was it?

5) Tim Cahill has been knocking goals in for fun this season - how many does he have in the league now?

Video of a classic Blues fightback against Spurs >>>>>>

Source: Liverpool_Echo