Our prediction for this FA Cup match:
A spot in the FA Cup quarter-finals will be at stake when Everton and Tottenham face each other at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening. Everton came from behind to share the spoils with Manchester United in their last league match, with Calvert-Lewin scoring the equalizer in the 5th minute of the stoppage time. Both Gbamin and Pickford are sidelined with injuries, while Allan is a major doubt. Sigurdsson, Iwobi and January signing Joshua King are all pushing for a start.
Spurs, on the other hand, defeated WBA 2-0 on Harry Kane’s return from injury. Jose Mourinho’s men have slim chances of winning the Premier League trophy, and, no doubt, they will give 100% to go all the way in the FA Cup. Anyhow, given Tottenham’s attacking potential, both teams to score betting option should be considered. Alli, Lo Celso, and Reguilon remain on the sidelines for the visitors.
Highlighted Player (Jean-Philippe Gbamin):
Gbamin had spells with lower league clubs US Saint-Quentin Blessy and Aire-sur-la-Lys, before he joined RC Lens in 2007. The Ivorian footballer was born in San Pedro, Ivory Coast, in 1995 and, like most of Ivorian players, he tested his luck in France. During his stay in the second team, Jean-Philippe Gbamin impressed the club officials, which resulted in him braking into the first team during the 2013/14 Ligue 2 campaign.
The 22-year-old moved to Mainz 05 in 2016 after making 91 appearances for RC Lens. The Ivorian international is capable of playing at the heart of defense and the base of midfield. During the first two seasons, Gbamin has featured in 55 league games. His good performances caught the eye of Arsenal officials, but the German side rejected a record deal from the Premier League giants in order to keep one of their best players in the club.
Meanwhile, Jean-Philippe Gbamin signed a new four-year contract with Mainz. He played for France at the youth level, but he decided to represent Ivory Coast on senior level.
Highlighted Team (Tottenham):
Tottenham Hotspur are a professional football club based in North London. Spurs host their rivals at White Hart Lane and the capacity of the stadium is 36,284. Tottenham won the Premier League (First Division) trophy in 1950/1951 and 1960/1961 and despite producing terrific displays in the 2015/2016 campaign Mauro Pochettino’s team eventually finished the season in third place in the standings.
Tottenham’s bitter rivals are Arsenal, but Chelsea and West Ham United are regarded as the team’s fierce opponents as well. Spurs have won eight FA Cup trophies, with the team also lifting the 1962/1963 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup title.
Tottenham Hotspur hammered Atletico Madrid in the final of the competition back then (5-1). The likes of David Ginola, Sol Campbell, Teddy Sheringham, Jurgen Klinsmann, Gary Lineker, Luka Modric, Robbie Keane and Gareth Bale are star players that used to play for the White Hart Lane outfit in the past. The colour of Tottenham Hotspur’s home kit is white.