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Lloris Gets 7.5, Son With 5 | Tottenham Hotspur Players Rated In Hard-Fought Draw Vs Chelsea

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Abhinab Ghosh
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Tottenham Hotspur locked horns with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge earlier this evening hoping to secure a victory in the London derby. Spurs soaked a lot of the Blues pressure in the first half and went into the half-time break with a goalless scoreline.

Jose Mourinho’s players kept a good shape at the back in the second 45 minutes and managed to grind out a 0-0 draw after the full-time whistle. The result kept the North London giants at the top of the Premier League table which will please Mourinho.

Let’s take a look at how each Tottenham player fared during the clash against the Blues.

GK: Hugo Lloris – 7.5/10

The French keeper was hardly tested during the game but pulled off a world-class save to deny Mason Mount in the second half and keep his clean sheet intact.

RB: Serge Aurier – 6/10

He coped with the threat of Timo Werner quite well but was lacklustre in the opposition half. Still, it was a battling display from him today.

CB: Joe Rodon – 7/10

Rodon didn’t let the occasion get to him and produced a matured display at the heart of Mourinho’s defence. However, he made a costly error late in the game which went unpunished by Olivier Giroud.

CB: Eric Dier – 6.5/10

The English defender kept a solid shape in defence but gave away the ball a few times during the 90 minutes. However, he did enough work defensively to secure the clean sheet.

Tottenham Hotspur player ratings vs Chelsea (Tottenham's Son is seen in the photo)
Son Heung-Min of Tottenham Hotspur battles for possession with Reece James of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on November 29, 2020, in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

LB: Sergio Regulion – 6.5/10

He had an up and down game but did well to leave Hakim Ziyech frustrated out on the wide areas.

CM: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – 7/10

The former Southampton midfield ace formed a solid partnership with Sissoko in midfield and worked tirelessly to stop some of the Chelsea attacks.

CM: Moussa Sissoko – 7/10

Sissoko worked his socks off in providing adequate protection for his teammates at the back. He deserves a lot of credit for producing another unsung performance today.

LW: Steven Bergwijn – 6/10

He had some bright moments but never looked like he had a goal in him.

CAM: Tanguy Ndombele – 6/10

Ndombele dropped back to help out in defence but was lacklustre in the attacking third of the pitch.

RW: Heung-min Son – 5/10

The South Korean international struggled to get himself involved in the game as he was often outnumbered by the Chelsea defenders.

ST: Harry Kane – 6/10

The English striker made a couple of decent chances during the game but didn’t get any real chance to find the back of the net.


CAM: Giovani Lo Celso – 5/10

Lo Celso offered very little after coming on to the field.

LB: Ben Davies – N/A

He didn’t have enough time to make an impact.

RW: Lucas Moura – N/A

He did not get enough time to warrant a rating.

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