Tottenham vs Everton Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: April 7, 2013; Time: 1:05 PM UTC;
Venue: White Hart Lane — London.
Two sides will fight for vital points on their way to Champions League. The visitors will be looking for their 4th win as they challenge for European qualification, while the hosts must get points in the absence of their leader Gareth Bale
Tottenham are currently 3rd in the EPL with 57 points from 31 games, having 17 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses so far this season. The Spurs have a 2 point lead over 4th-placed Chelsea and 4 point lead over 5th-placed Arsenal, but both teams have a game in hand. Their present form has seen 3 straight defeats, 1 win and 1 draw from last five games. Last five home matches the Spurs have finished with 1 draw, 2 losses and 2 wins. Tottenham need to win here to keep their top 4 place. Tottenham played a 2-2 draw with Basel in the Europe League in midweek.
Everton goes 6th in the Premier League with 51 points from 30 games, winning 13, drawing 12 and losing 5 so far this season. The Toffees still have great chances on top 4 finish, cause they are just 4 points behind 4th placed Chelsea. Their present form has seen 4 wins and 1 loss from last five games. Last five away matches the Toffees have finished with 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats.
Andre Villas-Boas will play without key player Gareth Bale. He is out due to ankle injury after draw with Basel and could miss the next two games. The Spurs head coach also misses Aaron Lennon and William Gallas cause of injuries. Vital Jermain Defoe is still two weeks away from returning with a groin injury. Younes Kaboul has returned to trainings but he is not expected. Sandro is out for the rest of the season.
Everton head coach David Moyes will play without right-back Tony Hibbert due to calf injury, while Kevin Mirallas is hoping to recover in time. Marouane Fellaini and Steven Pienaar have to complete two-match bans.
Tottenham line-up: Lloris, Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Assou-Ekotto, Sigurdsson, Parker, Livermore, Dembele, Holtby, Adebayor.
Last three matches:
Tottenham 2 – Basel 2;
Swansea 1 – Tottenham 2;
Tottenham 0 – Fulham 1.
Everton line-up: Howard, Heitinga, Jagielka, Distin, Coleman, Gibson, Mirallas, Osman, Baines, Anichebe, Jelavic.
Last three matches:
Everton 1 – Stoke 0;
Everton 2 – Manchester City FC 0;
Everton 0 – Wigan Athletic 3.