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Posted on 17 October 2005  - 12:00



3mins: First spell of possession, ball worked right to left to Lee who won corner.

10mins: YELLOW. Cahill for kicking ball away.

13mins: Carrick low free-kick aiming for Defoe who didn't connect, ball ran out other side of crowded box without a touch.

14mins: High ball flicked into box by Kilbane, good control from Bent with Dawson and King tight, turned, half-chance, sliced wide.

16mins: SAVE. Kilbane powered through 50-50s with Jenas and Dawson, jinked wide of Stalteri and hammered shot from 18 yards that Robinson did well to beat away.

17mins: Great turn from Lennon left Valente for dead, fed in supporting Stalteri, early cross aiming for Mido until Weir cleared away.

18mins: SAVE. Lennon shifted ball away from Davies and Valente, clipped lovely cross in met powerfully by Dawson at far post, Martyn reactions to tip into air and Weir cleared as Mido followed in.

28mins: McFadden cross to far post met by Bent, always struggling to reach it and headed over.

32mins: PENALTY? Ferrari appeared to take Lee's legs in box but appeals waved away.

34mins: OFF LINE. Another towering header from Dawson to meet Carrick's corner at far post hit Valente on line and hacked to safety. Valente knew absolutely nothing about it.

36mins: Important block from Jenas as Bent headed Valente's deep free-kick back to Kilbane just inside box.

38mins: Crossfield run from Lennon and backheel opened up shooting opportunity for Jenas, referee got in his way slightly, low drive taken comfortably by Martyn.

Half-time: Spurs 0, Everton 0

Full-time: Spurs 2, Everton 0

50mins: Neville's deep cross found its way through to McFadden, half a chance if he'd controlled it, didn't and ended up lashing into row z.

54mins: SAVE. Mido did well to turn long clearance into pass to Defoe, ran at Ferrari, shot to near post, Martyn always favourite but stood up to it well.

57mins: GOAL. Everton gave ball away, Lennon latched onto and released overlapping Stalteri. He opted to cut back to Jenas who his first time cross glanced home superbly by Mido 12 yards out.
Spurs 1, Everton 0

59mins: Another good climb from Mido, downward header a yard wide.

63mins: GOAL. Mido flicked Robinson's clearance on to Defoe, fine cross from left headed home by Jenas from 10 yards.
Spurs 2, Everton 0

64mins: SUB. Ferguson for Ferrari.

68mins: SAVE. Point-blank tip over from Robinson to deny Ferguson after the striker met McFadden's corner six yards out.

70mins: YELLOW. McFadden for foul on Lennon.

71mins: SUB. Reid for Lennon.

74mins: Defoe worked a yard on edge of box, didn't get hold of left foot shot taken easily by Martyn.

74mins: SUB. Beattie for Cahill.

78mins: SUB. Keane for Defoe.

80mins: SUB. Osman for McFadden.

82mins: CHANCE. Beattie first to Davies' near post corner, headed wide, should have done better.

Full-time: Spurs 2, Everton 0

Spurs: Robinson, Stalteri, King, Dawson, Lee, Davids, Jenas, Carrick, Lennon (Reid, 71), Defoe (Keane, 78), Mido. Subs: Cerny, Kelly, Naybet.

Everton: Martyn, Yobo, Weir, Valente, Ferrari (Ferguson, 64), Davies, McFadden (Osman, 80), Kilbane, Cahill (Beattie, 74), Neville, Bent. Subs: Wright, Kroldrup.

Mr D Gallagher. Mr B Baker/Mr R Bone. Fourth official: Mr M Thorpe.