Chelsea and Everton drew 2-2, where the Portuguese João Félix scored for the “blues”, who wasted two advantages, ending up limping in the final part of the meeting of the 28th round of the English Football League.
In London, after a goalless first half, the Portuguese striker, on loan from Atlético de Madrid until the end of the season, put the locals ahead, in the 52nd minute, with a left-footed cross, but Doucoure would replace the equality at 69.
From the penalty spot, Kai Havertz (76th minute) made it 2-1, which lasted until the 89th minute, when substitute Simms scored for the “toffees”.
Thus, Chelsea continues in 10th place, with 38 points, the same as Aston Villa, while the Merseyside emblem is 15th, with 26.
Earlier, Tottenham missed the possibility of climbing to third place in the competition, drawing at the stronghold of the red lantern Southampton (3-3), due to the penalty committed by Pape Sarr in added time.
At Stadium St. Mary’s, the Spanish right-back Pedro Porro, who in the winter market left Sporting to go to the London emblem, opened the asset, already in the first-half stoppage time, at 45+1 minutes, an advantage that would soon be annulled open the second half, by Che Adams (46).
Harry Kane, in the 65th minute, put Spurs ahead again, scoring his ninth headed goal in this edition of the competition, equaling Duncan Ferguson’s record, achieved in the 1997/98 season, with Perisic (75 ) to write down the third for the Londoners, who were not able to manage a comfortable margin in the result.
Walcott, in the 77th minute, and Ward-Prowse, in the 90+3, from the maximum punishment mark, after Pape Sarr had inadvertently hit an opponent, rescued a point for the red lantern, who added 23, one less than Bournemouth ( 19th) and West Ham (18th).
With two more games played than Manchester United, Tottenham maintains fourth place, with 49 points, one less than the “red devils”, who follow in third. Arsenal is the one who leads the competition in isolation, with 66, against the 61 of the current champion and second placed Manchester City.
In Wolverhampton, Leeds won by 4-2, in a match that ended with the expulsion of the hosts Jonny, in the 83rd minute, and of the Portuguese international Matheus Nunes (90+11), who was not even released on the pitch.
Harrison, after just six minutes, Ayling (49), Kristensen (62) and former Benfica player Rodrigo (90+7) scored the goals for Leeds, while for the “wolves” they scored Jonny (65) and Matheus Cunha (73).
The Portuguese José Sá, Nélson Semedo, Rúben Neves, Daniel Podence and Pedro Neto initially lined up for Wolverhampton, with João Moutinho being launched in the final stretch and Toti Gomes not leaving the bench.
At Leeds, Frenchman Illan Meslier became the youngest goalkeeper to reach the milestone of 100 games in Premier League history, aged 23 years and 16 days.
At Villa Park, in Birmingham, Aston Villa prevailed in the reception to Bournemouth (3-0), with goals from Douglas Luiz (seven minutes), Ramsey (80) and Buendia (89), while the duel between Brentford and Leicester , which had the Portuguese Ricardo Pereira at the start, ended 1-1.