Everton better than Tottenham Hotspur, claims ex-Arsenal star Martin Keown

Arsenal great Martin Keown believes that Tottenham Hotspur are not playing like a team at the moment.

Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes that Everton are a better team than Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs will take on the Toffees at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday, and both were in action in the Europa League tonight.

Keown, a former England international, believes that both sides will be find it tough after tonight’s European excursions, and suggests to suggest that Everton could have the edge.

“It will be interesting to see how they cope having both played tonight,” he wrote in The Daily Mail. “Thursday is always an awkward day to play football – it breaks up your week and we used to have an even worse problem at Arsenal when we had to play Cup Winners’ Cup games on a Thursday and then in the league on a Saturday…

“As for the game itself, both teams are capable of more than they’re showing. Everton are the better side but both have good managers.

“Tottenham are playing as a team of individuals at the moment and they need to make White Hart Lane a fortress.”

Tottenham are currently 10th in the Premier League table with 17 points from 12 matches, while Everton are a place above them due to a better goal difference.

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