Roberto Martinez hailed goalkeeper Tim Howard as "immense" after the American preserved Everton's goalless draw at Tottenham on Saturday.
Howard was instrumental in holding a dominant Spurs side with high-class saves that denied Harry Kane, Ryan Mason and Toby Alderweireld in the first half.
"Tim was immense, not just with his actions, but he was talking and had good communication with the back four," Martinez said.
"Tim is a leader and an incredible influence in the dressing room. On the pitch he's...
Tim Howard denied Tottenham their first Premier League win of the season with a string of superb saves that enabled Everton to leave White Hart Lane with a goalless draw.
Harry Kane, Ryan Mason and Toby Alderweireld were kept at bay by Howard in the first half, although Kane should have finished his one on one with the American goalkeeper.
Spurs, who named Erik Lamela on the bench, only had themselves to blame for not grabbing all three points in a dominant second half that saw chance after chance...