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Hojbjerg Gets 7.5, Romero With 5 | Tottenham Hotspur Players Rated In Lackluster Draw Vs AC Milan

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Abhinab Ghosh
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Tottenham Hotspur entertained AC Milan at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium earlier tonight as they hoped to secure a good result at home in the UEFA Champions League. Spurs made a solid start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.

Both teams canceled each other out in the second 45 minutes. Cristian Romero was sent off in the 78th minute as Antonio Conte’s men ended up being held to a scoreless draw in front of their home fans.

Tottenham lost the Champions League tie 1-0 on aggregate which knocked them out of the competition.

Let’s take a look at how each Tottenham Hotspur player fared during the match against the Milan giants.

GK: Fraser Forster – 7/10

Forster made a few decent saves at the back and secured a solid clean sheet at home.

CB: Cristian Romero – 5/10

He made a couple of crucial defensive contributions but let his teammates down by getting sent off in the 78th minute.

CB: Clement Lenglet – 7/10

Lenglet did his fair share of defending and was accurate when passing the ball from the back.

CB: Ben Davies – 7/10

He did enough work defensively to secure a clean sheet and made two good runs with the ball.

Tottenham Hotspur (Harry Kane)
Tottenham Hotspur (Harry Kane)

RM: Emerson Royal – 6.5/10

The Brazilian talent performed his defensive duties well but offered very little in the final third.

CM: Oliver Skipp – 7/10

He made a lot of solid tackles to make life tough for the opposition at the centre of the park.

CM: Pierre Emile-Hojbjerg – 7.5/10

Hojbjerg made a positive impact at both ends of the field. However, his efforts were not enough in the end.

LM: Ivan Perisic – 6.5/10

He didn’t do much wrong at the back but offered very little going forward. Perisic was replaced in the 52nd minute.

RAM: Dejan Kulusevski – 6.5/10

Kulusevski engineered a couple of decent chances for his teammates but failed to register a goal.

LAM: Heung-min Son – 6/10

He had a couple of bright moments in the game but failed to register a goal.

ST: Harry Kane – 6/10

Kane had a few lively moments in front of the AC Milan goal but struggled to finish off his chances.


RM: Pedro Porro – 6.5/10

He engineered a couple of promising chances in the final third.

RAM: Richarlison – 6/10

Richarlison had one bright moment in the game after coming off the bench.

CB: Davinson Sanchez – N/A

He hardly had any time to influence the game.

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