Keane spot on as Spurs ease past Toffees

<strong>TOTTENHAM (2)<br />EVERTON (0)<br /></strong><br />TOTTENHAM manager Harry Redknapp challenged David Bentley to prove he deserves to be a regular after the out-of-favour midfielder helped Spurs reach the Carling Cup quarter-finals.<br /><br />Bentley set up Tom Huddlestone to half-volley the opener, before Robbie Keane added a second, the striker netting a rebound from his own penalty.<br /><br />It was a welcome boost for Bentley, who has seen Aaron Lennon take his favoured right-wing slot for club and country. But Redknapp warned Bentley he needs to show the right attitude on a more regular basis if the 24-year-old is to become a regular fixture in the side.<br /><br />&ldquo;He&rsquo;s got to play like that and put that effort in,&rdquo; Redknapp said. &ldquo;Aaron has played so well, he&rsquo;s not had the opportunity. His attitude was not as good in training as it could be and I spoke to him about that. He accepts that and is determined to put that right. But he&rsquo;s a decent boy and was very good against Everton, I was really pleased. When he plays like that he&rsquo;s a good player.&rdquo;<br /><br />Keane hit a post before strike partner Roman Pavlyuchenko showed why he has struggled to earn a start by missing two good chances. Injury-ravaged Everton, meanwhile, tested Heurelho Gomes with a Louis Saha shot that the Spurs goalkeeper had to tip over. Huddlestone broke the deadlock after half an hour when he got on the end of Bentley&rsquo;s cross.<br /><br />Everton defender Sylvain Distin gave Keane the perfect opportunity to seal the victory when he brought him down in the 57th minute. Tim Howard saved Keane&rsquo;s spot-kick, as well as follow-up strikes from Bentley and Gareth Bale, before the Republic of Ireland star finally slammed in at the fourth attempt.