With both sides strengthening in the summer transfer window with three signings apiece, the teams looked quite a bit different to the last meeting between the sides in July.
Everton really should have taken the lead through Richarlison as he fired over after rounding Hugo Lloris early on, with Son Heung-min and Dele Alli then having chances for the hosts as they looked to get in front.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men upped the pressure after the break and duly took the lead as Dominic Calvert-Lewin powerfully headed home Lucas Digne’s cross to give Lloris no chance.
Tottenham looked for an equaliser but couldn’t get one as the Toffees recorded a rare victory in the capital.
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