Manchester City took revenge on Tottenham Hotspur with a 1-0 victory at the Etihad on Saturday.

Spurs failed to recover from Phil Foden’s early goal but did manage to create a few chances of their own.

Here’s how every Tottenham player rated on the day.

Paulo Gazzaniga, 7 – Could do little about the goal. Didn’t have many tough saves to make but pulled off an excellent one with his right leg.

Davinson Sanchez, 5 – A little uncomfortable on the ball but made a few useful interceptions.

Toby Alderweireld, 5 – Caught flat-footed a couple of times including for the goal, but did fine other than that.

Jan Vertonghen, 6 – Brought the ball out well and played with a bit more authority than his fellow centre-backs.

Juan Foyth, 7 – Eventually figured Raheem Sterling out and demonstrated his huge potential. Not enough attacking threat for a wing-back but that’s not his fault.

Eric Dier, 3 – Misplaced just about every pass and sent one of the best chances over with a header from a corner. The first player to be subbed.

Dele Alli, 7 – Played slightly deeper again and produced some incredible footwork to retain possession. Hooked on 69 minutes, perhaps because of his arm problem.

Ben Davies, 5 – Had the impossible task of thwarting the brilliant Bernardo Silva. Did OK at times but didn’t provide enough drive down the left flank.

Christian Eriksen, 6 – Replicated his midweek display with some incisive first half passes but was really quiet after the break.

Lucas Moura, 5 – His pace got him into some promising areas but his first touch was wayward, particularly in the second half.

Son Heung-min, 6 – Tough one to rate. Will feel he should have scored one of his three clear cut chances but Ederson was superb in keeping him out.


Victor Wanyama, 7 – A massive upgrade on Dier. Gave Spurs strength and drive in midfield.

Danny Rose, 5 – Had a good scrap with Bernardo Silva but was sloppy in possession.

Fernando Llorente, N/A – Barely involved during a 15-minute cameo.



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