Tottenham player ratings v Stoke: Son, Kane awesome but two mainstays an awful 4/10
Tottenham moved to within one point of fourth-placed Liverpool in the Premier League table with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Stoke City at Wembley Stadium.
Spurs took the lead on 21 minutes when Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross converted Son Heung-min’s cross into his own net, after it had taken a deflection of Kurt Zouma.
Harry Kane missed a great chance to put Spurs 2-0 ahead before half-time after being put through by Son. Son then made it 2-0 after the break with a clinical finish after a fine pass by Dele Alli.
Kane then made up for his earlier miss with a powerful header from left-back Ben Davies’ cross and then drilled home a fourth to make it three goals in 12 second-half minutes as the hosts ran riot.
Son then played in Christian Eriksen who made it 5-0, before Shawcross made up for his earlier error by pulling one back for the Potters.
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Spurs have moved above Arsenal into fifth place in the Premier League table, with their north London rivals in action tomorrow against Southampton.
Here, Football Insider rates the Spurs players out of 10 for their performances at Wembley, including a normally dependable youngster who had a disappointing 5/10 performance.
Click ‘reveal’ below to see how we rated Spurs’ stars v Stoke…