How we rated Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur side in their New Year’s Day win over Chelsea at White Hart Lane.
Tottenham Hotspur have quietly put together a fine run of form under Mauricio Pochettino of late – and they continued that with a stunning victory over previous Premier League leaders Chelsea at White Hart Lane this evening.
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Whilst all of the Spurs players on show were excellent, this is how we would rated Pochettino’s side individually:
GK) Hugo Lloris 7 – Didn’t actually have that many saves to make, but one or two in the second half were vitally important.
RB) Kyle Walker 7 – Often criticised, but Walker played well and still looks like Tottenham’s best long term option at right back.
CB) Federico Fazio 6 – Fazio is an odd case – Spurs’ form is much better with him in the team, despite the Argentine’s performances being dodgy. At fault for Hazard’s goal.