Everton vs Tottenham: Bernard scores winner as Spurs suffer 5-4 defeat in FA Cup

Everton vs Tottenham: Bernard scores winner as Spurs suffer 5-4 defeat in FA Cup

- Everton have qualified for the quarterfinals of the FA Cup after beating Spurs 5-4

- Brazilian footballer Bernard scored the winner for Everton against Spurs in the extra time

- Harry Kane made his return to the pitch for Tottenham and also scored in this tie

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Experienced football manager Jose Mourinho and his wards at Premier League side Tottenham have been sent out of this season's FA Cup after losing 5-4 against Everton on Wednesday night, February 10.

It was a tough encounter which could have gone either way considering the superb attacking style of football these two teams played in this FA Cup tie.

Everton went into this match after forcing Manchester United into a draw in a tough Premier League game and their morale was high to face Tottenham.

However, it was Tottenham who scored the first goal in this game through Davinson Sanchez who got a brilliant assist from Heung-Min Son.

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The visitors came back into this game in the 36th minute with a stunning goal by Dominic Calvert-Lewin who was assisted by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Richarlison scored the second goal for Everton in the 36th minute before Gylfi Sigurdsson netted the third goal for Carlo Ancelotti side in the 43rd minute.

Erik Lamela and Davinson Sanchez pulled two goals back for Tottenham in what was an interesting night.

Richarlison scored the fourth goal for Everton and minutes later, Harry Kane restored parity for Spurs before Bernard netted the winner in the extra time.

Everton vs Tottenham: Bernard scores winner as Spurs suffer 5-4 defeat in FA Cup

Everton vs Tottenham: Bernard scores winner as Spurs suffer 5-4 defeat in FA Cup. Photo by Clive Brunskill
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi who is currently playing for Premier League giants Everton stated emphatically that he is not regretting the decision he made to leave Arsenal last two years.

Alex Iwobi was born in Lagos before his parents moved to England where he started his football career at Arsenal youth team and was monitored by former coach Arsene Wenger.

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At the age of 14, Alex Iwobi was almost released by the Gunners due to unimpressive performances from the Nigerian, but the London based team gave him another chance and he made use of it.

Iwobi was first involved in a first-team match as an unused substitute in a League Cup match against West Bromwich Albion in September 2013 and signed a long-term contract with Arsenal in October 2015.

And between the year 2015 and 2019, Alex Iwobi played 100 games for Arsenal scoring 11 goals before he left the Gunners for Everton.

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