It's game time. Tottenham Hotspur travels to Goodison Park to take on Everton today for a chance to keep pace with the rest of the Premier League top four. A win today means Spurs will take nine points out of nine during the holiday season. More than that, a win is a statement of intent that Spurs are keen to not only ready to stake their claim on a Champions League spot, but also to maybe challenge for the Premier League title.
But first, the Toffees. Spurs have had excellent luck against Everton recently, going without a loss vs the Toffees in their past six encounters, their last loss coming December 9, 2012 at Goodison. The last time these two clubs met, it resulted in a scoreless draw at White Hart Lane. This is perhaps surprising considering the amount of offensive firepower on display for both teams. Everton has Romelu Lukaku, the joint-third leading goal scorer in the EPL with 7 goals, and a striker that can terrorize opposition defenses. That said, Spurs' defense is such that no club has scored more than two goals against them in a match this season. The combo of Eric Dier floating ahead of Janby Vertonghweireld should give them confidence going into this match, but they'll need to be wary of complacency.
How to Watch
Date/time: Sunday, January 3, 2016, 4:00 p.m. (UK), 11:00 a.m. ET (USA)
Venue: Goodison Park, Liverpool, UK
Official: Michael Oliver
TV: NBC Sports Network (USA), Telemundo (USA - Spanish), Sky Sports 1 (UK), TSN1 (Canada), Fox Sports 4 (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: NBCS Live Extra (USA), Sky Go UK / Sky Go Extra (UK)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com, also BBC Radio London and TalkSport
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