Tottenham Hotspur locked horns with AC Milan at San Siro earlier tonight as they focused on securing a positive result away from home in the UEFA Champions League last 16 stage. Spurs made a poor start to the game and conceded the opening goal in the seventh minute when Brahim Diaz scored for the home side. The North London club failed to mount a comeback and went into the half-time break 1-0 down on the scoreline.
Antonio Conte’s men were left frustrated in the second 45 minutes as they ended up losing the first leg by a tough 1-0 scoreline.
Let’s take a look at how each Tottenham Hotspur player fared during the match against AC Milan.
GK: Fraser Forster – 6.5/10
Forster made a few solid saves at the back but won’t be pleased after conceding an early goal.
CB: Cristian Romero – 6.5/10
He cleared the danger when needed and was a dominant presence in the air.
CB: Eric Dier – 6.5/10
Dier didn’t do much wrong at the back and was a real threat at the other end of the field as well.
CB: Clement Lenglet – 6.5/10
He made some important defensive contributions and was good on the ball.
RM: Emerson Royal – 6.5/10
He was a positive influence at both ends of the field but failed to be decisive in the Milan half.
CM: Oliver Skipp – 6.5/10
Skipp anchored the midfield well and made two key chances in the final third.
CM: Pape Sarr – 7/10
He got stuck in with plenty of solid tackles and was lively on the ball as well.
LM: Ivan Perisic – 7/10
Perisic performed his defensive duties well and caused a few headaches for the opposition defenders from the wide areas.
RAM: Dejan Kulusevski – 6/10
He came back to defend when required but offered very little in the final third.
LAM: Heung-min Son – 6.5/10
Son showed some flashes of what he is capable of but failed to find the back of the net.
ST: Harry Kane – 6.5/10
The England international made two encouraging runs with the ball but there was no goal for him tonight.
ST: Richarlison – 6/10
The Brazilian engineered one good chance in the final third.
LW: Arnaut Danjuma – 6/10
He offered very little after coming on as a substitute.
CB: Ben Davies – 6/10
Davies was solid at the back.