Tottenham Hotspurs kickoff their 2020-21 season campaign in the Premier League this weekend against side Everton. The match schedules for Sunday afternoon at Tottenham Hotspurs stadium with kickoff at 6:30 pm.
Jose Mourinho sets to welcome his former friend and fellow managerial legend Carlo Ancelotti to North London. Both sides are looking for better campaigns this season with a win aimed at both sides.
It feels like dejavu this weekend when the two sides met. It will mark the eleventh time both sides have met on the opening fixture of the English top-flight that makes three than any other fixture.
Carlo Ancelotti will be impressed with the financial backing he has received from the Toffees board. He recently reunited with James Rodriguez from Real Madrid. He recently signed former Napoli player Allan. An improvement from last year’s 12th finish in the table is what Ancelotti is targeting.
The Chosen One had a tumultuous start in his managerial role at Tottenham, finishing off without a silverware but a Europa League place. The outspoken manager will be looking to bridge the seven points gap between them and fourth-placed Chelsea for a top-four finish.
After surviving an injury-filled season, Mourinho might contend with a smooth season. A number of signings have come through this window, including the likes of Doherty and Hjoberg. Tottenham will cherish with a solid home record last season.
Tottenham vs. Everton Head to Head
Both sides have 30 games against each other, with Tottenham with 13 wins while Everton with six wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Watford 2-1 Tottenham
Tottenham 1-0 Birmingham City
Tottenham 4-1 Reading
Spurs 3-0 Ipswich Town
Crystal Palace 1-1 Tottenham
Everton 2-0 Preston North End
Blackpool 3-3 Everton
Everton 1-3 Bournemouth
Sheffield United 0-1 Everton
Everton 1-1 Aston Villa
Tottenham Team News
The only injury woe at the camp currently remains Tanganga, with Lo Celso a major doubt ahead of the clash. Harry Kane sets to lead the lien with an impressive eight goals in five matches against Everton. Dele Alli sets to lead the No.10 role.
Everton Team News
When it comes to injuries, Everton has major doubts ahead of the clash. Mason Holgate, Jean-Phillipe Gbamin, remain sidelined with injuries. New signing Doucoure sets to lead the attacking line.
Prediction and Odds
Everton has a splash of quality in their camp, but Tottenham has a far superior home record against them.
Goals Over 2.5
Both Teams to Score