Tottenham face an anxious wait to find whether or not Harry Kane shall be match for the Carabao Cup remaining after the striker limped out of the 2-2 draw at Everton with a foot damage.
Kane scored his twentieth and twenty first targets of the Premier League season at Goodison Park, the place Gylfi Sigurdsson additionally struck twice for the hosts, however was pressured off in stoppage time after Richarlison landed on his foot at a nook. The Spurs striker shall be assessed on Saturday, with José Mourinho determined for optimistic information earlier than subsequent Sunday’s Wembley remaining towards Manchester Metropolis.
“For him to depart the pitch with a couple of minutes to go is clearly as a result of he felt one thing,” the Spurs supervisor mentioned. “It’s too early to say one thing. I don’t wish to feed any hypothesis or be stupidly optimistic and say that he’ll play within the subsequent sport [against Southampton in midweek] or the ultimate. I don’t know. He doesn’t know. Tomorrow we’ll see the way it reacts and have a look in additional element.”
Kane capitalised on two dreadful defensive errors by Everton to place Spurs forward after which equalise within the second half. “It was nice ending,” mentioned Mourinho. “It’s the type of participant that whenever you see the primary contact and the management, we’re used to seeing it in coaching and we all know it’s improbable ending. Two lovely targets however not a shock for those who see him do it each day in coaching.”
The Spurs supervisor, nonetheless, was sad with Michael Oliver’s determination to award Everton a first-half penalty when James Rodríguez went down underneath minimal contact from Sergio Reguilón. “The penalty was not a penalty,” he insisted. “I believe the gamers must be praised [for not haranguing Oliver over the decision] however all of us have the sensation that it is extremely troublesome for VAR to go towards a referee’s determination. They don’t like to show one another.
“The utmost they like to inform the referee is: ‘Come on, take a look,’ however when Mr Oliver is in such excessive velocity to the penalty spot I don’t suppose there may be any level complaining.”