Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton preview: Toffees looking to keep European dreams alive against Spurs
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Everton make the trip to North London on Monday evening as they face an out of sorts Tottenham Hotspur.

The two sides are separated by just one point going into the clash, putting even more significance on this clash.

  • Form Guide

The Toffees have been in the better form of the two sides following the resumption, picking up seven points from their three games while Spurs have secured four points from their three encounters.

Carlo Ancelotti's sides most recent game saw them come out 2-1 victors at home to Leicester City which took them up to 44 points and just outside of the top half.

As for Spurs, they were well beaten by Sheffield United as they slipped to ninth in the table, only ahead of Burnley on goal difference.

  • Head to Head

The Merseyside club have found it tough to pick up too many minutes on the road against Spurs, failing to win this fixture on their travels since 2008, 11 matches.

The meeting between the two sides earlier in the season saw the two teams claim a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw, a late goal from Cenk Tosun cancelled out Dele Alli's strike. 

However, the game was marred by a horrible injury for Andre Gomes which saw Son Heung-min sent off, it was later rescinded.

Team News

Djibril Sidibe is back available following an ankle injury, Richarlison didn't train on Friday but Ancelotti expects the Brazilian to be fit in time for Monday.

As for Spurs, they have no concerns although long-term absentees Troy Parrott, Juan Foyth and Japhet Tanganga remained sidelined.

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