Davies struggles, Sissoko stars – Spurs players rated and slated against Inter

first_imgHarry Kane – 7Tried his best to influence the game but lacked service and had to do a lot of work on his own.Sub: Heung-min Son – 6Immediately effective. After such an electric display against Chelsea, why didn’t he start?Sub: Christian Eriksen – 8See above. Had to start, but boy did he take his chance when he got it.Sub: Eric Dier – N/A Tottenham kept alive hopes of qualification for the Champions League knockout stage with a crucial 1-0 victory over Inter Milan on Wednesday night.Substitute Christian Eriksen struck with ten minutes remaining to give Spurs the victory they needed at Wembley to stay in the competition. Aurier was impressive A resilient and determined Inter side appeared destined to get the point they needed to qualify for the knockout stages, before Dele Alli picked out Eriksen in the box, who smashed the ball into the roof of the net.Spurs climb above Inter with one match remaining and the north Londoners know victory at Barcelona will secure progression from the group, which at one stage seemed so unlikely.How did Mauricio Pochettino’s men perform individually? Scroll down to find out.Hugo Lloris – 6Made some important saves in the second half, including a fantastic stop from Ivan Perisic at his near post. 5 5 Serge Aurier – 7Another decent display from the right-back. Kept Perisic quiet and offered threat going forward.Toby Alderweireld – 6Happy to be back next to his regular partner Jan Vertonghen and the pair kept the dangerous Marco Icardi under wraps.Jan Vertonghen – 7Like he’d never been away. An imperious display from the Belgian on his return from injury, but somehow managed to miss a header from a yard out. Ben Davies – 5A tad wasteful by his high standards – failed to find a decent cross all night.Moussa Sissoko – 8His regeneration into one of Spurs’ best players continues. Created the goal with a fantastic drive from deep.Harry Winks – 6A busy night for Winks, who saw plenty of the ball and came close to a fantastic goal when he hit the crossbar from distance. Vertonghen was superb despite his miss center_img 5 Kane did plenty of good work on his own 5 Lamela was not at his best Erik Lamela – 5Lucky to stay on the pitch after a horrible two-footed challenge and his decision-making in the final third was poor.Dele Alli – 7Fairly anonymous for most of the game, but showed fantastic awareness for the Eriksen goal.Lucas Moura – 6Flashes of brilliance from Moura, who did plenty of work off the ball before he was taken off. Eriksen was the match-winner 5last_img read more