Christian Eriksen levels for Tottenham against Everton but side finish fourth

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Mauricio Pochettino's thoughts will now turn to the Champions League final in Madrid in just under three weeks' time, where his team will have the opportunity to enter next years' Champions League as the holders of the trophy. Their Champions League participation for next season is already secured.

Tottenham were determined to look up, rather than over their shoulders and, after the dramatic manner of their surge into next month's Champions League final against Liverpool, who could blame them?

Despite hobbling over the Premier League line, Spurs had no intention of bringing into play their superior goal difference.

Spurs signed off their domestic campaign by drawing 2-2 with Everton, booking a fourth successive top-four finish in the Premier League. They have put so much unbelievable effort in. Their last three such games have produced a total of 23 goals (1-5 vs Newcastle, 7-1 vs Hull and 5-4 vs Leicester).

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen has scored in each of his last three Premier League appearances against Everton - the only side he's scored in four consecutive games against in the competition are Sunderland.

Given Tottenham's strength and the manner in which they would proceed to overrun Everton in midfield at times in the first half, gifting them a fourth-minute goal felt as though it had ensured another torrid afternoon against Mauricio Pochettino's men.

Everton have lost their final Premier League game in each of the last two campaigns, with both of those defeats coming in London (1-3 at Arsenal, 1-3 at West Ham United).

Liverpool won their last nine games in a row in the league, but City have won their last 14.

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"It's one of the things we didn't do this season", he added of winning away against a top-six side. Son Heung-min and Juan Foyth are definitely out with suspension, so too is Harry Kane, Davinson Sanchez and Harry Winks with injury, and very likely to join that quintet of absentees is Jan Vertonghen who picked up an ankle injury in Amsterdam.

Tottenham are set to face Everton at the worst possible time.

"Four top-four finishes, four Champions League qualifications and the cherry on the cake will be the Champions League final".

We've been here before, often, but this summer please let it be the first time in decades where the club's fortunes are not dependant on that tosser Kenwright. But, considering the quality of players in each team, it could be safely assumed this will be a high octane battle. We predict Spurs to get their deserved point eventually, but Everton have been delivering surprising results against big-six opposition lately. Our prediction - a score draw.

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