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Tottenham were utterly dominant in their 4-1 win over Watford at Vicarage Road. So how did they perform individually?

Hugo Lloris, 7

Could have had a New Year’s hangover for all we know. Wasn’t even tested until the goal at the death, which he so nearly stopped.

Eric Dier, 7

Unselfishly tried to set up a teammate early on when he could have looped a header over Heurelho Gomes. Near-faultless at the back until giving the free-kick away for the goal.

Toby Alderweireld, 7

Misplaced a header that almost led to an early Watford chance. Barely put a foot wrong after that.

Kevin Wimmer, 7

Didn’t bring the ball out from defence as effectively as the player he deputised for, Jan Vertonghen. Impressed nonetheless against a toothless Watford attack.

Kieran Trippier, 8

His pinpoint pass for Harry Kane’s opener got the ball rolling, and he followed that up with an inch-perfect cross for the second. Sound defensively, too.

Danny Rose, 7

Blasted a good chance over the bar early on but it didn’t knock his confidence. He flourished in a sort of free role afforded to him by the gaps Watford constantly left but was less impactful than in recent weeks.

Victor Wanyama, 7

He’s the player we usually see the least of when Spurs dominate; a defence doesn’t need protecting when it’s not being threatened. Passed accurately and made very little fuss.

Christian Eriksen, 7

Made Tottenham tick from the off but left the impact-making to his teammates. Despite that, he subtly dictated the tempo and put his team on the front foot at the right time. Only let down by a couple of misplaced passes in promising positions.

Dele Alli, 9

Scored twice for the second successive game, proving why he has become one of Europe’s most coveted young players over the last twelve months or so. Brimming with confidence right now.

Heung-Min Son, 6

Gave the ball away too often, even in the build up to the second goal. Got Spurs up the pitch with his direct running but his decision making was far from perfect.

Harry Kane, 9

Looks to have quickly put that penalty miss at Southampton behind him, taking his two goals brilliantly and playing a part in both of Alli’s.

Substitutes

Harry Winks, 6

Replaced Alli with half an hour to go. The game was done and Winks didn’t really make an impact.

Ben Davies, 6

Came on for Rose not long after Winks. Had very little to do.

Vincent Janssen, N/A

Played thirteen forgetful minutes plus stoppage time.

 

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  1. The reason why Spurs are going to lose and lose badly to Chelsea is yes none other than Lloris. He just cannot cope other than make one or two brilliant saves occasionally. His distribution and accuracy is pathetic and how could he drop the ball and let Kaboul score? Mark my words…
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