Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson was all in all for Everton who won 5: 4 over Tottenham in extra time in – team the English Cup final in football tonight. The Icelandic national team player scored one and scored three goals in the game.
It was the visitors who took the lead and that right at the beginning of the game. Defender Davinson Sánchez put the ball into the net after a corner kick by Heung-Min Son in the third minute and Tottenham could have easily increased their lead after that, Son himself got a good chance saved by Robin Olsen and the visitors were generally more playful in the first half.
The situation was about to change abruptly when the home team took over and scored three goals in just over seven minutes. Dominic Calvert-Lewin equalized on 16. minute with a steady shot to the near corner after a assist from Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, but the Icelandic national team player, who was in Everton’s starting line-up and played the whole game, had a better say in the game.
The Brazilian Richarlison came Everton in the lead two minutes later with a well-aimed shot in the left corner, now after Calvert-Lewin’s preparation and on 36. After a fine move down the middle Calvert-Lewin nearly gave the home side a goal after 27 minutes. The finishing shot went just wide, though. He scored safely with a shot in the right corner. The visitors managed to close the gap before half time, Érik Lamela did it in extra time after a triangle game with Son into the penalty area.
Harry Kane scored Tottenham’s fourth goal tonight. AFP