Tottenham’s Son Heung-min was despatched off for his foul on Gomes which noticed the midfielder’s proper ankle buckle underneath him earlier than he collided with Serge Aurier.
It was instantly clear that the damage was critical with South Korean star Son visibly upset even earlier than he was belatedly proven the purple card by referee Martin Atkinson.
Aurier, who would have had a full view of the extent of the damage, was seen showing to wish whereas different gamers might barely deliver themselves to view what had occurred.
After receiving pressing medical remedy, with gamers from each side comforting former Barcelona participant Gomes as he lay on the sphere, he was stretchered off and brought to hospital.
Tottenham led 1-Zero earlier than the incident with Dele Alli scoring for the customer simply after the hour mark after Alex Iwobi’s mistake led to Son feeding him the go to attain.
With Son despatched off, Everton pressed for an equalizer within the 12 minutes of added time and it duly arrived when substitute Cenk Tosun headed dwelling from Luca Digne’s cross.
However all ideas have been with Gomes on the remaining whistle, with underneath stress Everton supervisor Marco Silva summing up these emotions.
“It is greater than a soccer recreation, it is an important factor proper now and provides all our assist to him and to his household as properly,” he stated.
“We as a gaggle and the gamers we now have to maintain the spirit we confirmed after that second,” he added.
Tottenham supervisor Mauricio Pochettino stated Son was to not blame for the intense damage sustained by Gomes.
“Sonny was devastated. In that second it was very confused, troublesome to maintain calm, you watch the response on TV — it was by no means the intention and by no means a sort out to do what occurred after,” he stated.
However he did disagree with the choice to ship off the striker, who needed to lead the Tottenham assault within the absence of the ailing Harry Kane.
“It was very dangerous luck for Andre, dangerous luck for Everton, however to complete with a purple card for Sonny was actually unfair and the momentum of the sport modified,” added the Argentine.
Everton later confirmed that Gomes had suffered a damaged ankle within the incident.