Jamie Carragher
Football Expert & Columnist

Jamie Carragher says that Everton were very unlucky to lose to Tottenham

Adebayor: Made the most of Walker's quick thinking

It was quick thinking from Kyle Walker, whose quick free-kick found Emmanuel Adebayor who shot it past Tim Howard to give Spurs the vital win.

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"Everton were very unlucky and will be very disappointed with the result," said Carragher on Sky Sports.

"It was quick thinking from Kyle Walker - that free kick was five yards out in the wrong position, you could say they got an unfair advantage because they went on to score but when you take a free-kick back you get away with it.

"If you took the free kick five yards forward, then I think you would be in trouble. But Jagielka and Distin are just not watching the ball - they are experienced defenders and you are told as a kid never to switch off.

Carragher: Don't switch off

"Credit to Walker for seeing it and Adebayor - well, that was Drogba-like and you want to see more of that type of thing from him; using his strength and power."

Carragher also believes that Everton should have got a penalty after Etienne Capoue caught Seamus Coleman in stoppage time, but referee Mark Clattenburg was unmoved.

"That was a penalty, Capoue stuck his leg out, Coleman's got there first and is brought down. It is a blatant penalty.

"Everton were very unlucky - never mind the penalty claim but they were dominant throughout; Spurs should get a massive lift from this game -they have not played well but have beaten one of their rivals."

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