Harry Kane capitalised on two Michael Keane errors to earn a degree for Tottenham at Everton – however Jose Mourinho is sweating on the health of his talisman as he hobbled off in added time of the 2-2 draw at Goodison Park.
The England captain expertly slotted in his 20th and 21st Premier League targets of the season – cancelling out Gylfi Sigurdsson’s double – to reinstate himself because the top-flight’s main scorer.
Nevertheless, Spurs will now be vastly involved forward of their Carabao Cup last with Manchester City subsequent weekend because the 28-year-old was substituted within the closing phases of the match after hurting his ankle in a collision with Richarlison.
“It’s too early to say one thing,” Mourinho instructed Sky Sports activities at full-time.
“For him to go away the pitch with a couple of minutes to go is clearly as a result of he felt one thing. Let me be optimistic and imagine that he has time to recuperate. Let’s see.
“Let me be optimistic and imagine it’s nothing critical. It’s apparent he’s an important participant for us. I can’t say a lot or speculate.”
After a colorless opening 25 minutes, Spurs opened the scoring with their first shot on objective within the 27th minute when Keane inadvertently flicked on Tanguy Ndombele’s cross into Kane, who took one contact and fired the ball left-footed into the underside nook.
Tottenham’s lead lasted barely 4 minutes, although, as Everton equalised from the spot.
Sergio Reguilon was adjudged to have fouled James Rodriguez from behind – though replays recommended the Everton playmaker had kicked the bottom – and Gylfi Sigurdsson despatched Hugo Lloris the fallacious means from 12 yards.
Spurs then had possibilities to regain their lead earlier than Sigurdsson grabbed his second simply after the hour with a nice strike to place the hosts forward.
Mourinho’s males had been reduce open and substitute Seamus Coleman pulled again to the Icelandic who fired into the far nook with a first-time end.
However Spurs fought again to degree within the 68th minute as Kane was readily available to fireside residence his second after extra calamity within the Everton field.
The hapless Keane once more didn’t clear a cross, heading the ball into the again of Mason Holgate and offering Kane with one other likelihood he wasn’t going to waste.
It was the England captain’s 21st objective of the season and cemented his title on the prime of the Premier League’s scoring charts.
Nevertheless, Kane’s evening ended on a bitter word as he left the pitch with an ankle damage after a Richarlison problem.
Spurs’ star man has suffered critical ankle issues prior to now and now faces a race in opposition to time to be match to face Man City within the League Cup last – because the membership chase their first trophy in 13 years.
Kane shook his head as he walked off the pitch, indicating it is probably not a minor challenge.