Tottenham Player Ratings: Lennon anonymous, Vertonghen poor

Aaron Lennon

How did Tottenham's players fare in the 4-0 defeat at Chelsea tonight?

Hugo Lloris 5 – It wasn't the best of nights for the French international, who played big parts in some comical Spurs defending.

Kyle Naughton 6 – Naughton wasn't totally terrible. That's about as good as it got for Spurs tonight, particularly considering he was up against Eden Hazard for large parts of the game.

Michael Dawson 6 - Dawson played through the pain barrier until the 70th minute when Ezekiel Fryers came on, but his lack of pace is becoming a problem for Spurs.

Younes Kaboul 5 - can feel harshly done by with the penalty decisions and subsequent red card, but it wasn't his greatest night before that point.

Jan Vertonghen 5 - not a left back at all, but a poor display from a player who looked like he didn't particularly care. Is his head already thinking about a summer move?

Sandro 7 - one of the few Spurs players to show some fight and desire even if that translated into needless fouls at times.

Nabil Bentaleb 6 - a talented youngster, but struggled to really assert himself on the game in a tough outing for all Spurs players.

Kyle Walker 4 - Sherwood was clearly trying to nullify the threat of Eden Hazard by essentially having two right backs, but it didn't work at all as Walker had a nightmare, including a perplexing assist for Demba Ba's second goal.

Gylfi Sigurdsson 5 - Ineffectual at best tonight, Sigurdsson tried to cut inside from the left and create but was well shackled by Branislav Ivanovic, particularly in the second half.

Aaron Lennon 4 - Lennon was virtually anonymous throughout, failing to really threaten the Chelsea backline. His England World Cup hopes are all but dead after such a disappointing display.

Emmanuel Adebayor 6 - Not really much Adebayor could do tonight as he was virtually isolated, but having no shots on goal is never good from a lone striker.


Ezekiel Fryers 6 - the damage had been done by the time Fryers got on the pitch, not much he could change.

Paulinho 6 - didn't really offer much in the final half an hour when he came on, but actually asserted himself better than Lennon or Sigurdsson.

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