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Son Gets 9, Kane With 8.5 | Tottenham Hotspur Players Rated In Impressive Win Vs West Ham United

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Abhinab Ghosh
A 26-year-old sports writer and an aspiring football coach who has road-tripped across the Scottish Highlands, but has never been to Wales. Sucker for cliff-hangers and catchy riffs. Known to be a grunger and not to be a stranger.

Tottenham Hotspur entertained West Ham United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium earlier this evening as they looked to pick up maximum points at home. Spurs made a bright start to the game and took the lead in the ninth minute because of Kurt Zouma’s unfortunate own goal. Heung-min Son doubled Tottenham’s advantage in the 24th minute with a left-footed finish but Said Benrahma got a goal back for the Hammers just 11 minutes later. Antonio Conte’s men went into the half-time break 2-1 up on the scoreline.

Spurs controlled the game well in the second 45 minutes and managed to kill the game off in the 88th minute when Son found the back of the net once again. The contest finished with Tottenham securing an impressive 3-1 win in the London derby.

Let’s take a look at how each Tottenham player performed during the match against the Hammers.

GK: Hugo Lloris – 6/10

The French keeper did not have a save to make in the game but will be disappointed for conceding a goal after the half-hour mark.

CB: Cristian Romero – 7/10

Romero earned the ball back a few times and cleared the danger when needed. He even made a good chance in the final third.

CB: Eric Dier – 6/10

He made one crucial interception at the back and maintained a good defensive shape for most of the game.

CB: Ben Davies – 6/10

Davies secured the ball back a couple of times and was tidy with his passing.

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RM: Matt Doherty – 7/10

Doherty got stuck in with some solid tackles and created one good chance from the right flank.

CM: Rodrigo Bentancur – 7/10

He worked hard at both ends of the field and made one promising run in the opposition half.

CM: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – 6.5/10

Hojbjerg offered decent protection for his teammates at the back and engineered a good opportunity going forward.

LM: Reguilon – 7/10

The Spanish sensation performed his defensive duties well and orchestrated a couple of meaningful chances in the final third.

RAM: Dejan Kulusevski – 6.5/10

He caused a few problems for the opposition but didn’t do enough to find the back of the net.

LAM: Heung-min Son – 9/10

Son scored a goal in each half and hit the post once as well. He deserved to get the man of the match award.

ST: Harry Kane – 8.5/10

Kane picked up a couple of assists for setting up both of Son’s goals today.


LM: Emerson Royal – N/A

He hardly had any time to make an impact.

RW: Lucas Moura – N/A

The Brazilian added some pace to Conte’s attack.

LW: Steven Bergwijn – N/A

He came on for the final few minutes of the game.

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