Eriksen against Everton - a statistical guide
13 August 2016|Tottenham Hotspur
We take a look at how one particular player has fared against this weekend’s opponents previously. Today, we examine Christian Eriksen’s previous encounters with Everton ahead of our 2016-17 curtain-raiser at Goodison Park this afternoon (Saturday, August 13).
Matches played v Everton: 5
Minutes played v Everton: 312
Squad connection: Maarten Stekelenburg
Everton’s new signing Maarten Stekelenburg was a team-mate of Christian's at Ajax between 2010 and 2011. The goalkeeper subsequently moved to Italian side Roma while Christian remained in the Netherlands for another two years before coming to White Hart Lane.
Everton 0-0 Spurs
November 3, 2013
Christian came on as an 86th-minute substitute in place of Lewis Holtby as we battled out a goalless draw at Goodison Park.
Pass accuracy: 60%
Spurs 1-0 Everton
February 9, 2014
Starting on the left side of our attacking midfield trio at White Hart Lane, Christian was substituted just before the hour mark with Andros Townsend going on in his place. Emmanuel Adebayor’s effort following Kyle Walker’s free-kick secured the points in the second period.
Pass accuracy: 78.8%
Spurs 2-1 Everton
November 30, 2014
Christian was on target as we came back from a goal down to win 2-1 at the Lane. With Kevin Mirallas having opened the scoring early on, Christian came up with a clever finish across goalkeeper Tim Howard from the left side of the box to restore parity on 21 minutes. Roberto Soldado completed the victory on the stroke of half-time.
Pass accuracy: 90.5%
Everton 0-1 Spurs
May 24, 2015
Christian put in a full shift in midfield as we closed out the 2014-15 season with victory at Goodison Park. Harry Kane bagged the winner following Eric Dier’s cross.
Pass accuracy: 82.7%
Everton 1-1 Spurs
January 3, 2016
An exciting game at Goodison Park finished all square, with Dele Alli cancelling out ex-Spur Aaron Lennon’s opener on the stroke of half-time. Christian, who missed the reverse fixture earlier in the 2015-16 campaign because of a knee injury, played 69 minutes before being replaced by Heung-Min Son.
Pass accuracy: 84.6%