Tottenham Hotspur entertained Manchester United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium earlier this evening as they looked to earn a win in front of their home fans in the Premier League. Spurs made a decent start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.
Pape Matar Sarr finally broke the deadlock in the 49th minute with a good finish. Lisandro Martinez scored an unfortunate own goal in the 83rd minute as Angelos Postecoglu’s men ended up earning an easy 2-0 win in the English capital.
Let’s take a look at how each Tottenham Hotspur player fared during the clash against Man United.
GK: Guglielmo Vicario – 7.5/10
He made a lot of crucial saves at the back and secured an important clean sheet at home.
RB: Pedro Porro – 7.5/10
Porro had a solid game when defending inside his half and had a couple of lively moments in the Man United half.
CB: Cristian Romero – 7.5/10
He cleared the danger when needed and did enough to secure a clean sheet today.
CB: Micky van de Ven – 7/10
Van de Ven gave a good account of himself on the defensive end of the pitch.
LB: Destiny Udogie – 7/10
He was a positive influence at both ends of the pitch. Udogie was replaced in the 69th minute.
CM: Pape Matar Sarr – 8/10
Sarr got stuck in with some solid tackles and was a real threat in the final third. He opened the goal-scoring with a great strike.
CM: Yves Bissouma – 7.5/10
He anchored the midfield with conviction and made one decent run with the ball.
RW: Dejan Kulusevski – 6.5/10
Kulusevski had a few bright moments on the right flank but didn’t do enough to find the back of the net.
CAM: James Maddison – 7/10
The English talent showed a few flashes of what he can do but lacked quality in front of the opponent’s goal.
LW: Heung-min Son – 8/10
He made a few excellent runs with the ball and managed to create some meaningful openings for his teammates.
ST: Richarlison – 6/10
Richarlison had two lively moments on the attacking end of the field and was fortunate to last 69 minutes.
LW: Ivan Perisic – 7/10
He made two good chances after coming off the bench.
CB: Ben Davies – 7/10
Davies’ attempt led to Lisandro Martinez scoring an own goal late in the game.
CM: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 6.5/10
He made one strong run with the ball.
RM: Emerson Royal – N/A
CAM: Manor Solomon – N/A