Everton and Tottenham failed in their attempts to go second in the table, playing out a forgettable 0-0 draw at Goodison Park.
Spurs began brighter, dominating first-half possession, and will feel aggrieved at not earning a penalty for a clumsy challenge on Jan Vertonghen.
Everton stole the ascendency in the second period and were also denied what looked a clear penalty on Seamus Coleman.
Despite lengthy spells of possession for each side, the goalkeepers were rarely extended, and neither team did enough to earn the points.
Here's a look at some Everton-related talking points to emerge from this game.