Tottenham recorded their first Premier League victory over Manchester City since October 2016 thanks to two goals in eight second-half minutes from Steven Bergwijn and Heung Min Son.

Hugo Lloris had earlier saved Ilkay Gündogan’s first-half penalty before Pep Guardiola’s men were reduced to ten men after Oleksandr Zinchenko was sent off for the champions.

Less than three minutes later Spurs made the extra man count as later Bergwijn marked his debut with a stunning opener before Son crashed home a second to secure the points.

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

Hugo Lloris, 8 – Didn’t have many meaningful saves to make apart from Gündogan’s penalty which he dealt with superbly. Spurs are unbeaten since his return to the side.

Serge Aurier, 7 – Another assured performance from the right-back, besides one hairy moment when he conceded a penalty for a needless foul on Sergio Aguero. Fortunately for him, Lloris bailed him out seconds later.

Toby Alderweireld, 8 – Cruised through the game and got the better of Aguero, firstly making a fine block which diverted his effort onto the post before clearing one off the line early in the second period.

Davinson Sanchez, 7 – Horrendous first-half and was thankful that Aguero’s close-range effort hit the post after he awful pass was intercepted by Rihad Mahrez. Improved after the interval and had a relitavely comfortable afternoon after the sending off.

Japhet Tanganga, 8 – Contained Sadio Mane on his Premier League debut and once again didn’t look fazed by another world class winger in Mahrez. Dealt with him excellently.

Harry Winks, 9 – Protected the back four superbly and played a key part in the red card – intercepting Mahrez’s poor corner before he was fouled by Zinchenko. Almost scored a late own goal, but lucky his header was straight at Lloris in stoppage-time, but that wouldn’t have overshadowed what was a sensational performance from the 24-year-old.

Giovani Lo Celso, 8 – Not as influential as in recent weeks, but still managed to drive Spurs forward whilst showing a number of classy touches.

Steven Bergwijn, 7 – Was having a quiet afternoon, but that all changed in the 63rd minute with a stunning debut goal. Unfortunately for the Dutchman, his joy was short-lived as he was replaced moments later through injury, but what a day for the 22-year-old.

Dele Alli, 6 – A quiet afternoons work for the midfielder, before he was replaced.

Son Heung-min, 7 – Couldn’t have played much worse in the opening 45 minutes, but much improved after half-time and sealed with points with a fine finish – his third goal in three matches and fourth in as many appearances against Manchester City.

Lucas Moura, 6 – Worked his socks off and claimed the assist for Bergwijn’s goal.


Erik Lamela, 6 – Worked hard.

Tanguy Ndombele, 7 – Finally made his return to action and didn’t need long to make an impact – claiming a fine assist for Son’s goal.

Eric Dier, N/A – Came on to shore things up in the closing stages.



  1. Every spurs player nos where miles behind Liverpool and city. But 3 points where vital and cannot build confidence for a a crucial match on Wednesday night

  2. Spurs win but still badly need new striker Should give Troy Parrott opportunity last 10 mins to build his confidence in his ability


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