Tottenham moved to within touching distance of the knockout stages of the Champions League as they thrashed Red Star Belgrade 4-0 in the Serbian capital.

Full debutant Giovani Lo Celso opened the scoring with his first goal for the club before Heung Min Son scored twice in four second-half minutes to put Spurs into a three-goal lead. Substitute Christian Eriksen rounded off the scoring with a late fourth.

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

Paulo Gazzaniga, 8 – Made two outstanding saves in the first-half – including a one-on-one – but another relitavely quiet evenings work for the Argentine.

Juan Foyth, 7 – Got forward often, but his crossing wasn’t up to scratch. Defensively faultless and will get more chances, especially with Serge Aurier desperately out of form.

Davinson Sanchez, 6 – A comfortable night on the whole, but still managed to have a few hairy moments and almost scored a comical own goal, only for the crossbar to save him.

Eric Dier, 7 – Made just his third start of the campaign and looked far more composed than against both Colchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion. Calm in possession.

Danny Rose, 7 – His second-half was arguably his best performance of the campaign. Sloppy in possession on the whole, although he sent over a wonderful cross for Son’s second and played a perfectly-timed pass for Sessegnon for Eriksen’s late strike.

Tanguy Ndombele, 8 – Continuing to go from strength to strength and another 90 minutes under his belt will do him no harm. Produced a number of lovely pieces of skill and played the killer pass that led to Son’s first. Got caught right at the beginning of the second period, although he got away with it. Simply has to start every game.

Moussa Sissoko, 7 – Unable to get forward, but did a great deal of defensive work, which is exactly what was needed of him.

Giovani Lo Celso, 8 – Finally handed his first start for the club and didn’t disappoint. Neat and tidy in possession, wasn’t afraid to put in a challenge and capped his night with a well-taken finish just past the half-hour to break the deadlock.

Dele Alli, 6 – A very quiet evening for the midfielder, although he did claim the assist with a simple pass for Son’s first of the night.

Son Heung-min, 9 – Put Sunday’s events behind him with another two clinical finishes to put Spurs in control, which means no other player has scored more Champions League goals than the South Korean in 2019 (9).

Harry Kane, 7 – Heavily involved throughout the night. Hit the post in the build-up to Lo Celso’s opener and played an exquisite pass for Son’s second. Missed a late chance.


Christian Eriksen, 6 – Once again looked extremely rusty, failing to make some simple passes, but got himself on the scoresheet with a late deflected effort.

Ryan Sessegnon, 7 – Made his Champions League debut and was a constant threat down the left, producing some dangerous crosses, one of which found Eriksen for Spurs’ fourth.

Oliver Skipp, N/A – Came on for the final few minutes and quickly got himself booked.




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