Harry Kane scores twice as Tottenham drew against Everton

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Harry Kane scored a superb brace to earn Tottenham Hotspur a 2-2 draw with Everton at Goodison Park on Friday evening, but was forced off late on with an ankle injury, putting his participation in the upcoming Carabao Cup final in doubt.

An initially sluggish game sparked into life after 27 minutes when Michael Keane’s defensive misjudgement gave Kane the chance to open the scoring, an opportunity he took with a classy finish into the bottom corner that left Jordan Pickford with no chance.

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Going behind kick-started Everton, who equalised from the spot through Gylfi Sigurdsson after a rather fortuitous decision saw Sergio Reguilon penalised for a foul on James Rodriguez.

And the Toffees dominated the remainder of the first half, repeatedly opening up Spurs and almost extending their lead on a number of occasions.

However, Carlo Ancelotti’s side had to wait until 62 minutes to take the lead, with substitute Seamus Coleman finding Sigurdsson with his first involvement after coming on, and the Icelander producing a fine finish for his second on the night against his former club.

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It looked like Everton were cruising to a win that would have sent them above the visitors and into seventh in the league, but another defensive error from Keane saw a headed clearance cannon off Mason Holgate and straight to Kane, who finished superbly with his first touch.

Both teams looked threatening for the remainder of the game, with Spurs having Hugo Lloris to thank for a couple of terrific saves, one particularly noteworthy one to deny Josh King.

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And in the end the spoils were shared – a result that suits neither club as they look to make a run into the European qualification places.

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But potentially the most significant moment of the match arrived in injury-time when Kane hobbled of the field shaking his head after picking up an ankle injury.


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