Koeman: 'Both sides are offensive and like to dominate'
Sat 04 March 2017, 15:13|Tottenham Hotspur
Everton boss Ronald Koeman is intrigued to see who comes out on top as two teams which he believes employ similar styles of football are pitted against each other at White Hart Lane on Sunday.
The Toffees are unbeaten in the Premier League since December 19 and have seen their last three encounters with us end all square.
With both teams keen on maximum points to boost their respective positions in the table this weekend, Koeman reckons an exciting match is in store.
"There are many reasons to expect a good game of football," he said. "The way that Tottenham like to play and the way we like to play means that it will be a good game because both sides are offensive, like to dominate the game and like to press. I think what we do is similar to what they do on the pitch.
"We like to make it difficult for the opposition from the start of the game, showing aggression and quality on the ball. That is one of the big strengths of Tottenham as well. They have good players like Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli between the lines and very offensive full-backs, but then we have the same.
"Maybe the best thing Spurs do, which we try to do as well, is the fast reaction after losing the ball – they don’t give you time to play the ball easily if you win the ball off them, they fight straight away to get it back.”
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