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Tottenham put in another near-perfect team performance at White Hart Lane, thrashing Watford 4-0 in the Premier League to keep their title dream alive. So how did they do individually?

Hugo Lloris, 7

Didn’t have any testing saves to make. Remained alert to sweep up a dangerous Watford through-ball midway through the second half.

Kieran Trippier, 8

A key creator. Put in two sublime deliveries for Vincent Janssen in the first half, made Heung-Min Son’s second goal with a perfect cross and set up two Harry Kane chances late on.

Toby Alderweireld, 7

Dealt with a couple of hairy moments in the opening half an hour. Had a rather comfortable afternoon for the most part.

Jan Vertonghen, 7

Burst forward during a counter attack only to trip over his own feet when through on goal. Enjoyed a more fortunate day at the back.

Ben Davies, 6

Gave Isaac Success too much room on a couple of early occasions but was mostly assured at the back. Not involved in many Spurs attacks, most of which happened down the opposite side.

Eric Dier, 8

Drilled home an excellent goal to make it 2-0 — his second goal in three games — and looked at home back in midfield, dropping into a back three effectively when needed.

Mousa Dembele, 7

Constantly drove forward when his teammates looked a little lethargic in the opening half hour. His strength and desire gave Dele Alli the opportunity to score the opener.

Christian Eriksen, 8

Kept up his fine form with some excellent moments of subtle class. Assisted the third goal, played in Trippier to set up the fourth and generally controlled the tempo for the hosts.

Dele Alli, 9

His stunning opener settled the nerves and he didn’t put a foot wrong from that moment onwards. I don’t recall him giving the ball away without being fouled.

Heung-Min Son, 9

Showed a lethal touch with two brilliant finishes to put Spurs firmly in control just before half-time and ten minutes into the second half. Desperately unlucky not to get his first Premier League hat-trick.

Vincent Janssen, 6

Displayed a strange mix of confidence and misfortune. Got in all the right positions but missed three good chances and was substituted on the hour.

Substitutes

Harry Kane, 

No signs of rustiness from the premature returner. Set up a late Son chance and hit the bar with a rasping free-kick at the death. He’ll soon be back among the goals.

Moussa Sissoko, N/A

Showed some promise with some willing running but his first touch remains worryingly sub-par.

Josh Onomah, N/A

Brought on right at the end so the fans could give Son a standing ovation.

 

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