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Sanchez And Sessegnon Get 7.5 | Tottenham Hotspur Players Rated In Narrow Win Vs Burnley

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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 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.

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Tottenham Hotspur’s English striker Harry Kane (L), Tottenham Hotspur’s Swedish midfielder Dejan Kulusevski (C) and Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (R) celebrate their win on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on May 15, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)
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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.

Substitutes:

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.

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