The match was goalless at the break, but some quick thinking from Kyle Walker allowed Emmanuel Adebayor to drill home what turned out to be the only goal of the game on 65 minutes.
Spurs: Lloris, Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Rose, Lennon (Defoe 85), Bentaleb, Paulinho (Capoue 68), Eriksen (Townsend 59), Dembele, Adebayor. Substitutes (not used): Friedel, Kaboul, Naughton, Soldado.
Everton: Howard, Coleman, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, Mirallas, Barry, McCarthy, Pienaar (Barkley 64), Osman (McGeady 73), Naismith (Deulofeu 73). Substitutes (not used): Robles, Hibbert, Stones, Traore.
Goals: Spurs – Adebayor 65.
Yellows: Spurs – Dembele.
Referee: Mr M Clattenburg.