Man United v Spurs Player Ratings



Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United came out 1-0 winners against Spurs in a tightly-fought encounter at Old Trafford earlier on today. Let’s see how the players rated…



De Gea 7


Barely had a shot to save. Good distribution.


Bailly 7


A beast. So strong and aggressive in one-on-one situations.


Smalling 7


Never looks comfortable with the ball at his feet but a solid defensive display.


Jones 7


Had his usual couple of erratic moments in the first-half. Recovered his composure and performed well in the second period.


Valencia 7


Covered a huge amount of ground on the right-flank and went close with one rasping effort from the edge of the box.


Young 7


Worked his socks off and was a threat going forward, one of his side’s top performers.


Herrera 6


Top class work-rate but sloppy in possession on several occasions.


Matic 8 ( MOTM )


Didn’t have it all his own way initially but grew into the game and eventually started to dominate the centre of midfield.


Mkhitaryan 5


His poor passing cost United several chances to create clear cut openings. After starting the season brilliantly his form is now becoming a real concern.


Lukaku 6


Had a stinker for the first 75 minutes to further add fuel to his critics fire. He did however, have a couple of big moments late on; hitting the post with a brilliant header and winning the flick on for the winner.


Rashford 7


Looked lively throughout without ever really hurting Spurs.



Martial 8


Won his team the game with his 81st minute finish. Quickly developing a reputation as United’s supersub.


Lingard 6


His energy gave his side a lift, but should have done much better when through one-on-one late on.


Darmian N/A


No impact




Lloris 6

Beaten by the scruffy nature of Martial’s strike. A couple of loose clearances almost cost his side in first-half.


Davies 6

Put in a solid but unspectacular shift.


Alderweireld 8


Such a classy operator. Passed and defended superbly throughout.


Dier 6


A decent display ruined by his part in United’s winner.


Vertonghen 6


Fell asleep to allow Martial in behind for his goal.


Aurier 6


Worked hard, but still looks like it’s going to take him a while to get to grips with the pace of the Premier League.


Sissoko 5


Poor. Offered very little going forward or in defence.


Winks 7


Another impressive display. Neat and tidy in possession throughout.


Eriksen 6


Not the best of days for the Denmark international. For somebody normally so composed in possession he looked a little unsure of himself when he had the ball in the final third a few times.


Alli 6


Managed to keep his cool when United did their best to wind him up. Missed Spurs’ best chance of the game albeit a difficult one.


Son 6


Struggled to make an impact. Although, to be fair he had massive boots to fill and is not a natural centre-forward.



Dembélé 6

Was dispossessed a couple of times, so he definitely must not be match fit.


Llorente 5

Came on with a half hour to go, but failed to use his strength in the air by playing crosses into the box so made no impact.


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