Tottenham Hotspur faced off against Preston North End at the Deepdale Stadium earlier today as they looked to secure a victory on the road in the FA Cup. Spurs made a solid start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.
Heung-min Son opened the goal-scoring for Spurs in the 50th minute before going on to find the back of the net once again just 19 minutes later. Arnaut Danjuma added a late goal as the North London club cruised to a 3-0 win away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Tottenham Hotspur player fared during the match against Preston.
GK: Fraser Forster – 7/10
Forster had to make just one save in the game and earned an easy clean sheet today.
CB: Japhet Tanganga – 7.5/10
He gave a good account of himself on the defensive third of the pitch and was a good presence on the ball as well. Tanganga ended the game with an assist to his name.
CB: Davinson Sanchez – 7.5/10
Sanchez earned the ball back twice and engineered two key chances in the final third.
CB: Clement Lenglet – 7.5/10
The Frenchman did his fair share of defending and managed to create one good chance going forward.
RM: Matt Doherty – 6.5/10
He was a strong presence in the air but struggled to get into the flow of the game and was replaced in the 70th minute.
CM: Rodrigo Bentancur – 7/10
The gifted talent anchored the midfield well and made one good run with the ball.
CM: Yves Bissouma – 7/10
Bissouma was a positive influence at both ends of the field and was accurate with his passing.
LM: Ryan Sessegnon – 7/10
He performed his defensive duties well and made two decent runs with the ball down the left flank.
RW: Dejan Kulusevski – 7.5/10
Kulusevski caused a few headaches for the opposition defenders and has got an assist to show for his efforts.
ST: Ivan Perisic – 7.5/10
He caused all sorts of problems for the opposition and won multiple aerial duels for his team.
LW: Heung-min Son – 9/10
The South Korea international scored two good goals in the second half which ensured an easy win for Spurs this evening.
RM: Emerson Royal – 6/10
He was lively on the ball.
LW: Arnaut Danjuma – 7/10
Danjuma came off the bench and scored a good goal late in the game.
CM: Oliver Skipp – 6.5/10
He was a positive influence at both ends of the field.
RW: Bryan Gil – N/A
Gil hardly had any time to make an impact.