Premier League 2020/21 – opening weekend fixtures
- C. Palace v Southampton – 1-0
- Fulham v Arsenal – 0-3
- Liverpool v Leeds – 4-3
- Tottenham v Everton – Sept 12
- West Brom v Leicester City – 0- 3
- West Ham v Newcastle – 0-2
- Brighton v Chelsea – Sept 14
- Sheff Utd v Wolves – Sept 14
- Burnley v Man Utd – Postponed
- Man City v Aston Villa – Postponed
EVERTON TEAM NEWS
Team to face Tottenham: Pickford, Coleman, Mina, Keane, Digne, Allan, Gomes, Doucoure, James, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.
Subs: Virginia, Kenny, Sigurdsson, Walcott, Bernard, Davies, Kean.
TOTTENHAM TEAM NEWS
Team to face Everton: Lloris, Doherty, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies, Hojbjerg, Winks, Alli, Son, Kane, Moura.
Subs: Hart, Sanchez, Lamela, Sissoko, Bergwijn, Aurier, Ndombele.
KICK OFF! Tottenham get us underway after both sets of players and the match officials take a knee in a stand against racism.
Son, gets a shot away from 20 yard but Pickford makes an easy save.
Richarlison, tries to get a shot away, but he misses the ball and Spurs clear their lines.
Digne, whips in a cross towards the near post but Doherty is there to head clear for Spurs.
Davies kicks the ball to the opposite flank in search of Doherty but Digne rises above the Spurs full-back to head the ball clear.
Richarlison’s pace sees him beat Aderweireld to the ball and he is in, one on one with Lloris but the angle is really tight for his shot.
He gets a shot away but strikes the ball high over the crossbar.
Allan sweeps the ball towards Calvert-Lewin but Alderweireld is there to head clear for the hosts. The ball drops to Yerry Mina, but the ball sails over Lloris’ crossbar.
Alli cuts the ball back across goal but Yerry Mina is there to back heel the ball clear.
Gomes pulls the ball back from the byline but Alderweireld intercepts the cross at the near post.
Rodriguez feeds Richarlison on the who cuts inside onto his right foot and gets a shot from just inside the penalty area, but Doherty gives a crucial block and the ball loops away to safety.
Doucoure slides the ball into the path of Rodriguez, who wraps his foot around the ball in an attempt to find the far corner.
Doherty, exchanges pass with Kane but Pickford is quickly off his line to deny the full-back.
Half Time: TOTTENHAM 0-0 EVERTON
Sissoko is on and the player to make way was Alli!
The ball is loose and Moura heads on to get it, but Digne spots the danger and uses his pace to get their first.
Calvert-Lewin spots Rodriguez in space near the penalty spot and picks him out with a cut back but he scuffs his effort as the ball dribbles wide of the far post.
GOAL! TOTTENHAM 0-1 EVERTON (Calvert-Lewin, 55)
SUB! Another change for Spurs as Bergwijn replaces Winks.
SUB! A change for Everton as Sigurdsson replaces Gomes.
Rodriguez finds Richarlison in space on the left. He cuts inside onto his right foot and whips the ball wide of the far post!
Coleman volleys the ball from 25 yards and the ball bounces in front of Lloris but the Frenchman makes a comfortable save.
SUB! A final change for Spurs as Ndombele replaces Doherty.
Doucoure slides the ball through Calvert-Lewin who gets a shot away but it’s straight at Lloris, who makes the save.
SUB! A change for the visitors and it’s the goal scorer Calvert-Lewin, who is replaced by Kean.
There will be FOUR MINUTES of added time…
90 + 2 min
SUB! A final change for Everton as James Rodriguez is replaced by Davies.
90 + 4 min
FULL TIME: TOTTENHAM 0-1 EVERTON Carlo Ancelotti’s new look Everton gets them a win!