Spurs v Liverpool Player Ratings



Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs side ran out convincing 4-1 winners against Liverpool at Wembley today to cap a brilliant week for the North London side. Let’s see how the players rated …





Lloris 7

One world-class save to deny Couthinho and solid throughout.


Aurier 6

Struggled in first-half but recovered well after the break. Pochettino has plenty of rough edges to polish off the Ivory Coast international.


Alderweireld 7

Solid as a rock and classy distribution.


Sánchez 7

Another decent performance by Spurs record-signing.


Vertonghen 7

Defended well and was a threat from corners.


Trippier 7

Beautifully weighted clip forward for Kane’s opener. Was beaten a bit too easily by Oxlade-Chamberlain on a couple of occasions in second-half however.


Eriksen 7

Covered a lot of distance in the centre. Distribution superb as always.


Winks 8

Barely put a foot wrong, looks comfortable at this level.


Alli 8

Scored the vital third just on the stroke of half-time. A couple of outrageous pieces of showboating in second period.


Kane 9 ( MOTM )

A beast. Took his two goals well and led the line brilliantly.


Son Heung-min 8

His pace and movement caused Liverpool all manner of problems. Quality finish for Spurs second.




Sissoko 6

As usual loads of power and pace, very little finesse.



N/A No impact.



N/A No impact.




Mignolet 5

Made mistakes for two of Spurs four goals. Sadly, for Reds fans this is nothing new.


Gomez 6

Moved into the centre after Lovren’s withdrawal. Didn’t do too badly, but nowhere near his MOTM performance last week against United.


Matip 5

Didn’t make any obvious individual errors, but still guilty by association. Time and again Spurs cut through the middle of Liverpool’s defence far too easily.


Lovren 3

A disaster. At fault for Spurs opening two goals. Hooked after a half-hour, which tells you all you need to know.


Moreno 7

Put in a surprisingly decent shift at left-back to be fair.


Milner 6

Worked hard as usual, however did little of note when in possession and his lack of pace was badly exposed by Son for Spurs second.


Henderson 6

Covered a lot of ground as he always does, but it’s hard to shake the feeling that Liverpool need more from their captain.


Can 6

Was asked to fill in at right-back after Lovren’s substitution. Gave away possession and then the free-kick that led to Spurs decisive third.


Coutinho 7

A classy operator, but struggled to impact the game as much as he would have liked.


Firmino 6

Put in his usual shift, but unable to create enough in the final third.


Salah 8

The King of the inside-to-out-run, which brought about Liverpool’s goal. His continued excellence was one of the few positives for Jurgen Klopp.




Oxlade-Chamberlain 6

A couple of decent runs down the left, but it’s hard to disagree with Gary Neville’s statement that Liverpool would have been better off investing the £40 million they paid for The Ox in a top-class centre-half.



N/A No impact.



N/A No impact.


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