WATCH: Tottenham captain Harry Kane FLOORED as Everton's Abdoulaye Doucoure strikes him in the face to earn straight red card
- Doucoure and Kane clash
- Everton midfielder sees red
- Kane goes on to score the opener
WHAT HAPPENED? Everton's clash with Tottenham at Goodison Park sparked into life just before the hour mark when Doucoure clashed with Kane and was handed a red card for violent conduct. The midfielder lost his temper and pushed the Spurs captain in the face, leaving the referee little option but to brandish the red card.
A moment of MADNESS from Abdoulaye Doucouré and Everton are down to ten men! 😲🟥 pic.twitter.com/dwQ81QxQ3O— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 3, 2023
Abdoulaye Doucouré with a vicious red card. 🟥— CBS Sports Golazo ⚽️ (@CBSSportsGolazo) April 3, 2023
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Spurs went on to take the lead against the 10 men of Everton. Kane netted from the penalty spot after Michael Keane had brought down Cristian Romero in the penalty area.
WHAT NEXT? Spurs go on to play Brighton on Saturday, while Everton will take on Manchester United. Doucoure will miss Everton's next three games due to suspension.