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Tottenham Hotspur and Everton shared the spoils on their Premier League opener.

Everton's Idrissa Gueye in action with Tottenham's Victor Wanyama

Erik Lamela grabbed a second-half equaliser as Tottenham Hotspur held Everton to a 1-1 draw in their Premier League opener at Goodison Park on Saturday.

Ross Barkley fired Everton ahead after just four minutes as the Toffees seemed to dominate what looked a very one-sided first half on Merseyside.

Everton's Idrissa Gueye in action with Tottenham's Dele Alli

But Lamela cancelled out Barkley's opener on the hour mark in a much-improved second-half showing from Tottenham.

Given it was Ronald Koeman's first match as Everton boss, this always represented a very tricky opener for Spurs, but manager Mauricio Pochettino might have taken a point before kick-off.

General view before the game

Another man who is seemingly pleased with the result is former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar, while Stan Collymore gave the Lilywhites credit for their performance after the break.

One worry for Tottenham might be around how uninvolved Harry Kane looked, though obviously it is very, very early in the season.

Plus, it took Kane - who won the Premier League's Golden Boot last term - some nine games to find the net at the beginning of last season so nobody of a Spurs persuasion will be overly worried about his performance here.

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane wins the 2015/16 Barclays Golden Boot Award, scoring 25 goals.

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