Tottenham Hotspur entertained Burnley at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium earlier today as they hoped to earn all three points at home. Spurs made a dominant start to the game and managed to break the deadlock in the dying embers of the first half via Harry Kane’s penalty which gave them a 1-0 lead at half-time.
The North London outfit sat on their slight one-goal advantage well in the second 45 minutes and secured a hard-fought 1-0 victory in front of their home fans.
Let’s take a look at how each Tottenham player performed during the match against the Clarets.
GK: Hugo Lloris – 7/10
The French keeper had to make just one save during the game and earned an easy clean sheet at home.
CB: Davinson Sanchez – 7.5/10
He gave a good account of himself on the defensive end of the field and was also quite lively going forward.
CB: Eric Dier – 7/10
Dier dealt with the danger when needed and created one key chance going forward.
CB: Ben Davies – 7/10
He made a couple of crucial defensive contributions and was a threat at the other end of the field as well.
RM: Emerson Royal – 7/10
The Brazilian sensation performed his defensive duties well and had a few bright moments in the final third.
CM: Rodrigo Bentancur – 7.5/10
He anchored the midfield with conviction and caused a few problems for the Burnley defenders with his passing.
CM: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – 7/10
Hojbjerg offered decent protection for his teammates at the back but provided very little in the opponent’s half.
LM: Ryan Sessegnon – 7.5/10
Sessegnon was solid at the back and engineered a handful of decent chances for his teammates from the left flank.
RAM: Lucas Moura – 7.5/10
His pace and creativity caused a lot of headaches for the opposition defenders. He got replaced in the 78th minute.
LAM: Heung-min Son – 7/10
Son was always looking to create openings for others around him but failed to register a goal today.
ST: Harry Kane – 7.5/10
The England international was a real handful in the final third and scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot just before the half-time break.
RAM: Dejan Kulusevski – 6/10
He struggled to get into the rhythm of the game.
CB: Joe Rodon – N/A
Rodon didn’t get enough minutes to warrant a rating.