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Belgium forward Kevin Mirallas popped up with Everton’s winning goal from a free kick in the 85th minute, after Steven Naismith had canceled out Leandro Bacuna’s opener for Villa.

Everton is provisionally a point behind neighbor Liverpool, which beat its Merseyside rival 4-0 on Tuesday.

Tottenham moved four points clear of United after Paulinho’s 61st-minute goal earned a draw against Hull, which took the lead through Shane Long’s first goal for the club since his recent move from West Brom.