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Another brace from Harry Kane followed by a goal apiece from Son Heung-Min and Christian Eriksen gave Tottenham a well-deserved victory at the Wembley against Everton.

With the brace, the England international scored his 98th Premier League goal for the Lilywhites and in the process, surpassed Teddy Sheringham to become the club’s all-time top scorer in the Premier League. Also, the win took Tottenham to the 5th spot on the Premier League log, level on points with Liverpool, with the Reds yet to play their game.

Coming on the back of a 1-1 draw against West Ham United in the Premier League, Tottenham were always a step ahead of Everton; be it in the attack or in the defence. Cenk Tosun was making his debut for the Toffees, but the Germany-born Turkey international hardly got any clear goalscoring chances; such was Tottenham’s resilience. Ironically, Everton came close to breaking the deadlock after Wayne Rooney headed home from close range, but the assistant referee ruled it out for offside.

Tottenham responded in as early as the 26th minute when right-back Serge Aurier was put through on goal. The Ivory Coast international’s attempt found Son unmarked right in front of Everton’s goal and bang! Tottenham were a goal up after a deadly attack. The goal means that the South Korean international is now Tottenham’s second player to score in five consecutive home Premier League matches for Spurs, after Jermain Defoe in 2004.

Soon after the restart, Harry Kane added another, converting Son Heung-Min’s pass. The England international completed his brace with a simple tap-in some 12 minutes after his first and finally, Christian Eriksen hammered the final nail in Everton’s coffin from the edge of the penalty area.

“It was a massive performance. Fantastic. I am so pleased. Congratulations to our players because the effort was fantastic,” Pochettino was quoted by BBC.

“The three points are important because the top four is so tough. The performance was very good, the players showed great character. I don’t think we conceded a shot on target.

“Son is doing fantastic in the last two or three months – his belief and confidence is amazing.”

Talking numbers, this was Tottenham’s biggest marginal win over Everton since a 10-4 win in October 1958. Also, a win means that we are now unbeaten in six matches but still sit 5th on the log. Meanwhile, a great show was equally appreciated by the fans and this is how they reacted on Twitter:

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