Antonio Conte’s first Premier League game as Tottenham coach ended in a 0-0 draw at Everton, as the crucial intervention of video referee technology helped the London club grab a point, while Arsenal continued their revival with a 1-0 victory over Watford.
The pivotal moment of the game with few chances came just an hour after the start when referee Chris Kavanagh awarded a penalty against Hugo.
Tottenham goalkeeper Loris after blocking Everton striker Richarlison, but retracted his decision after watching the screen on both sides of the pitch.
Substitute Giovanni Lo Celso almost gave Spurs a victory near the end when he fired a shot that bounced off the post, but the equalizer was a fair result for the two out-of-form teams.
Everton ended the thrilling game with ten men after Mason Holgate was sent off in stoppage time after a violent tackle on a midfielder.
Tottenham Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
Conte satisfied with the cleanliness of the Tottenham net
Conte will feel some satisfaction after his first league game as it is the first game in which the team has not conceded in more than two months, as the London club drew for the first time this season.
Tottenham are ninth with 16 points from 11 games, while Everton, who have finished a string of three consecutive league defeats, are one point behind.
Arsenal continues to resurrect
In another match, Arsenal continued its revival in the Premier League, after achieving its third victory in a row by beating its guest Watford 1-0.
Arsenal’s balance rose to 20 points in fifth place, while Watford’s balance stopped at 10 points in 17th place.
Arsenal owe a great thanks in achieving this victory to Emile Smith Roy, who scored the only goal of the match in the 56th minute, compensating for the penalty kick missed by his colleague Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 36th minute.