Tottenham Hotspur were denied a first Premier League away win since January after snatching a 1-1 draw at Everton.
A lacklustre first half made way for a chaotic second as Dele Alli put the visitors in front before Andre Gomes suffered an unfortunate injury that saw Heung-min Son dismissed.
The use of VAR as well as Gomes’ lengthy medical check-up saw 12 minutes added on at the end and halfway through stoppage time substitute Cenk Tosun would ensure the spoils were shared.
Here’s how the players rated at Goodison Park:
Jordan Pickford – 6 – Provided a highlight of the opening half when his long punt forward nearly put Theo Walcott through on goal.
Djibril Sidibé – 5 – Occasionally found himself in the opposition’s final third but never looked like producing a goalscoring opportunity.
Mason Holgate – 6 – Started his first home league game of the season, never missed a beat and couldn’t be blamed for Spurs’ goal.
📸 Jordan Pickford has to be alert to keep out Serge Aurier's cross
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Yerry Mina – 6 – Fortunate not to give away a penalty early into the second half when a trailing leg brought Son down.
Lucas Digne – 7 – A constant outlet on the left flank, Digne was his normal marauding self and a very late first time pass saw the Toffees level proceedings deep into stoppage time.
André Gomes – 6 – More proactive than usual, Gomes often found himself in – or around – the penalty area, had one chance that went just over the Spurs goal. Was forced off in the final 10 minutes after suffering a horrible injury.
Tom Davies – 6 – Recently won his place back in midfield, proved to be a challenge for Spurs’ midfield with the Liverpudlian winning all four of his attempted tackles.
Fabian Delph – 6 – Back in Everton’s starting line up, and played just in front of their defence, kept the ball ticking along.
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Theo Walcott – 5 – Given his former allegiances it was no surprise to see Walcott being lively from the off. Booked for an overzealous challenge on Ben Davies before the half-hour mark.
Richarlison – 6 – Playing in the false nine role he often found himself isolated but had a wonderful opportunity to put the hosts in front before half-time.
Alex Iwobi – 4 – Needlessly gave the ball away which ultimately lead to Spurs’ opening goal, had been positive up until then.
Cenk Tosun (for Walcott 68) – 6 – Came on when Everton were desperately pushing for an equaliser and he rewarded his manager’s faith with an injury-time strike.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (for Davies 83) – N/A – Brought on at the death.
Gylfi Sigurdsson (for Gomes 84) – N/A – A late sub.
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Paulo Gazzaniga – 5 – Seldom troubled by Everton in normal time, but was powerless to stop Tosun’s injury time equaliser.
Serge Aurier – 5 – A much better showing than some recent performances, Aurier created one of the few goalscoring opportunities by Spurs.
Davinson Sánchez – 6 – Colossus in the air, complemented Toby Alderweireld and did whatever was asked of him.
Dele Alli has scored his first Premier League goal away from home since January 2019 against Fulham.
That was Spurs' last away win in the league. 👀 pic.twitter.com/GeUQFhB4xs
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Toby Alderweireld – 6 – Regained that sharpness and composure which made him the league’s most outstanding centre-back a few seasons ago.
Ben Davies – 5 – Hugged the touchline but was ineffective and would be dispossessed on more than one occasion.
Moussa Sissoko – 6 – Kept things neat and tidy, wasn’t spectacular but didn’t need to be in a tight midfield battle.
Tanguy Ndombele – 5 – A constant threat from central midfield, Ndombele completed three take-ons more than anyone who started this game. Booked late on for a bad challenge.
Son Heung-min – 4 – Often successful pinning Everton’s defence back and was rewarded when Iwobi’s wayward pass came into his path; the mercurial South Korean forward would then tee up Alli for Spurs’ opening goal. However, an unfortunate challenge on Gomes saw him sent off.
Christian Eriksen's first-half by numbers vs. Everton:
0 take-ons completed
0 chances created
0 shots attempted
1 yellow card
No player on the pitch lost possession more times (12). pic.twitter.com/LqOvr2t0Kn
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Dele Alli – 7 – Answered his critics with a trademark finish just after the hour mark before enduring a heart in the mouth moment which could have led to Everton receiving a penalty. Alli was adjudged by the video assistant referee to not have handled in the penalty area.
Christian Eriksen – 5 – Handed a yellow card for a tactical foul midway through the opening 45 minutes. Was unable to stamp his authority on this game – which has become a familiar sight – and needlessly gave away possession far too much for a player of his calibre.
Lucas Moura – 5 – Came in for the ill Harry Kane but would see large swathes of the game pass him by.
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Spurs have not won a Premier League away game since January and have just two victories on the road in 2019.
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Giovani Lo Celso (for Ndombele 73) – 5 – Anonymous, but not his fault as Spurs would lose a man just moments after coming on.
Juan Foyth (for Aurier 88) – N/A – A late sub.
Ryan Sessegnon (for Eriksen 90+11) – N/A – A late sub.