Tottenham have won their delayed matchday 1 game against Everton, at the White Hart Lane, 2-0, and are now levelled with Manchester United, in the Premier League’s table, as both teams share 45 points each.
Clearly the strongest side, Harry Redknapp’s men started in the game with the firm aim of earning the three points and joining Manchester United in the second position of the Premier League table.
Therefore, Lennon opened the score at 35’, assisted by Adebayor’s cross field, and putting the home team in advantage before a helpless Everton who weren’t forceful enough to impose their game at the White Hart Lane, on Monday evening.
In the second-half, Assou-Ekotto secured the lead for the Spurs with a 63rd minute goal. The 27-year-old defender received the ball about 30 yeards from their rivals’ net passing Howard and hitting the ball to the back of Everton’s net, as the final result was 2-0.
With this score, Tottenham have earned the three valuable points and have the same points as the Red Devils, just three-points behind the Premier League leaders, Manchester City.