Roberto Soldado explains why Tottenham Hotspur will find it tough v Everton

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Roberto Soldado admits that winning against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday will not be easy for Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Roberto Soldado believes that Everton will be a threat on the counter-attack.

Spurs will take on the Toffees at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday.

Roberto Martinez’s Everton side seem to have turned around their season and are back in the race for a top-four finish in the league this season.

North London outfit Tottenham have won their last two competitive matches, but they have not looked convincing in either.

Sunday’s match at White Hart Lane promises to be a very competitive one, and Soldado has admitted that it will not be easy for the hosts to win.

The £26 million signing from Valencia in the summer of 2013 has also underlined the key strategy of Everton that Tottenham have to negate.

“It’s always difficult playing against Everton and that hasn’t changed very much recently, so I’m expecting it to be difficult again on Sunday,” Tottenham’s official website quotes the 29-year-old as saying.

“We have to really watch out for their counter-attack as they’re very dangerous on that – as they showed on Thursday in Europe.

“We have to create problems for them and try to stop them coming at us. It’s going to be very important for us to remain calm and to read the game intelligently.”

Tottenham will head into Sunday’s match level on 17 points with Everton, who are a place above them due to a better goal difference.

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