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Tottenham edge out Everton to keep European hopes alive

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An own goal from Michael Keane saw Tottenham edge out Everton and hand coach Jose Mourinho his 200th English Premier League win.

The Monday night clash saw two Spurs players Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min clash before the half break mark.

It took the intervention of their team mates to separate the two but things took a turn when the French goalkeeper pushed the South Korean as they went through the tunnel.

The two settled their differences and even hugged at the end of the match, a display that definitely pleased Mourinho.

Keane deflected ball was the only difference between the two when a strike from Celso feel on his back and into their own net.

Everton didi not however put up a fight with the best opportunity from them falling right into the hands of Hugo Lloris.

Last week, Mourinho questioned the mentality of his side when they went down 3-1 to Southampton.

The win leaves them at position 8, a point behind Arsenal and four points behind Wolves at position six of the table.

Everton on the other hand settled for position 11 with 44 points, four adrift of their challengers Tottenham.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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