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Premier League: Tottenham vs Watford Player Ratings as the Spurs stay atop the points table

Premier League: Tottenham vs Watford

Tottenham Hotspur continued their good form in the Premier League and registered a 1-0 victory against Watford. South Korean international Heung-Min Son registered the solitary goal of the match with a free kick. Although Watford put in a strong defensive performance they couldn’t manage to keep Tottenham Hotspur out. 

Nuno Espirito Santo’s men have now registered three victories straight and are looking strong. However they are still lacking the clinical touch in their matches. Tottenham Hotspur are now top of the table with 9 points in the bag. 

Tottenham Hotspur 

Tottenham Hotspur
  • Hugo Lloris – (6/10) – The French Goalkeeper didn’t have much to do. Some regulation saves but otherwise didn’t have to do anything extraordinary. 
  • Davidson Sanchez-(7/10) The Colombian was solid today and didn’t let the Watford attackers in with a chance. 
  • Tanganga- (8/10) – Tanganga was once again seen putting in a good shift. The right back was an attacking presence throughout the game and helped in the defence as well. 
  • Reguilon ( 7/10)- Serge Reguilon was quite active on the left hand flank with good overlapping runs. He assisted Delle Alli and Heung-Min Son a lot of times in the attack.
  • Eric Dier – (7/10) – The Englishman was sturdy in defence today and was good in the air as well. Lead from the front and was solid in his play. 
  • Oliver Skipp –( 7/10) – The youngster is definitely backing up Nuno Espirito Santo’a decision to play him. He was bubbly in the midfield and constantly in the mix of things. 
  • Hojberg (7/10) – The Danish midfielder was confident on the ball today and assured the pressure was constantly kept on the Watford defence. 
  • Son( 9/10)- The goal scorer and star man for Tottenham Hotspur yet again. Heung-Min Son is slowly overtaking Harry Kane to be the one Tottenham Hotspur fans look up to for a goal. 
  • Harry Kane(7/10)– The English talisman was in a more creative role today and dropped down deep. Kane wasn’t present in the opposition’s penalty box much today. He had a good opportunity with a chance to score from Lucas Moura but failed to convert.
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  • Delle Alli (7/10)- Delle Alli is Slowly finding his feet under Nuno Espirito Santo. He was involved in a lot of the attacks and had some chances to score as well. 
  • Bergjwin- (6/10) – A slightly disappointing performance from the Dutch international tonight. Got into some good spaces but was unable to get the end product.  

Substitute 

Tottenham Hotspur
  • Lucas Moura (7/10) – Brazilian forward Lucas Moura came in for Bergjwin and looked sharp today. Moura troubled the Watford defence and tried to create scoring Opportunities. 
  • Gil ( 6/10) – the youngster replaced goalscorer Heung-Min Son. Although Gil couldn’t get a lot of minutes, it’s some good experience under the belt for the Spanish international. 

Watford 

Watford

Bachmann(4/10)– Looked strong in the initial stages but failed when it mattered the most. Bachmann was unable to judge the flight of the ball and that led to the goal. 

Cathcart( 6/10)– The right back got into advanced position a lot of times and tried to assist Sarr. His time was cut short in yhe second half as he got injured and had to be replaced. 

Troost-Ekong( 6/10) – Ekong managed to reduce the space for Harry Kane. He looked certain in his decision making. 

Sierralta (6/10) – combined well with Troost-Ekong and successfully managed to close down shooting space for Delle Alli and Heung-Min Son. 

Masina- (5/10) – strong while going in attack but was unable to handle Heung-Min Son’s impact on the left. 

Etebo(6/10) – the defensive midfielder made some good tackles and tried carrying the ball forward but couldn’t assist the forwards much. 

Sissoko- (6/10) – A  return for Moussa Sissoka today back to Tottenham and received a rousing reception. He created a chance for Kucka but was flustered in possession and looked rough in his passes. 

Kucka ( 5/10) Had some responsibly to step up today but was absent most of the time. 

Sarr –( 8/10) Probably the only bright spark for Watford today. Sarr constantly caused problems on the right hand side and hand some tricks in his bag. Unfortunately his teammates couldn’t support him much. 

Bonaventure (5/10)-  Another player who was well marshalled by the Tottenham Hotspur defence and couldn’t crate any opportunities. 

King(4/10) – the striker had hardly any impact today and was completely cut off. 

Substitute 

Watford

Cleverley( 5/10) Cleverley substituted Moussa Sissoka who received a standing ovation from the Spurs supporters. He got booked for a rash tackle on Hojberg 

Fernandez( 5/10)- the striker replaced  King. He too couldn’t trouble the Tottenham Hotspur defence much. 

Ngakia (5/10)– Ngakia replaced the injured Cathcart. However unlike his teammate he wasn’t able to contribute much to the attack. 

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