Harry Kane scored a superb opener as Tottenham drew 1-1 at Crystal Palace to secure a top-six finish and a place in the Europa League.

Jeffrey Schlupp’s second-half thunderbolt cancelled out Kane’s well-taken early strike which meant a nervy last 30 minutes for Jose Mourinho’s men, but they held on to extend to finish above Wolves after they were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Here’s how we rated the players on the day:

Hugo Lloris, 6 – Helpless with the goal.

Serge Aurier, 5 – Sloppy going forward and should have done more to prevent conceding the corner that led to Palace’s goal.

Eric Dier, 6 – Straight back into the starting XI after a four-match absence, but needed to more to challenge Scott Dann for the header that led to Schlupp’s leveller.

Toby Alderweireld, 7 – Another relitavely comfortable 90 minutes for the Belgian.

Ben Davies, 5 – Has started every game since the restart and it showed here. Some poor decisions throughout.

Moussa Sissoko, 5 – Too many loose passes and touches before he hobbled off with a hamstring injury in the closing stages.

Harry Winks, 4 – Extremely sloppy on the ball and defensively not good enough.

Giovani Lo Celso, 6 – Looked tired and wasn’t creative enough – although he gains a mark for his good work and assist for Kane’s goal.

Lucas Moura, 6 – Dangerous in the first-half, but he faded in the second. Worked extremely hard, however.

Heung Min Son, 4 – Huffed and puffed, but this performance summed up his form since the restart.

Harry Kane, 7 – Scored his fifth goal in three games in what has been an impressive end to a frustrating season. His hold-up play was excellent, but fed off scraps for the most of the afternoon.


Steven Bergwijn, 5 – Couldn’t get into the game.

Oliver Skipp, N/A – Came on for the injured Sissoko late on and was tidy on the ball.

Dele Alli, N/A – Returned from injury in the final ten minutes.

Davinson Sanchez, N/A – Replaced Lucas in stoppage-time.



  1. Got to stop being Sloppy “all the time” not just in the first half. They obviously need a proper trainer or get out of the team … they play like school boys !! Imo

  2. Le Celso wasn’t brilliant but when he went off we were absolutely devoid of any creativity
    Just what does Winks offer? Not creative going forward and not strong enough to protect the back four
    So frustrating watching us build up to the final third only for the ball to go backwards again, Palace then get everyone back behind the ball and no ones got a clue how to break them down (even though they’ve lost their last 7 games and have one of the worst defences in the league)
    Who’s looking forward to the entertaining football that’s going to be on show every week next season?


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