Tottenham Hotspur player ratings against Chelsea: Star man fails to shine

Christian Eriksen playing for Denmark at Euro 2012

Tottenham Hotspur player ratings from their loss to Chelsea.

Tottenham lost 3-0 at Stamford Bridge, continuing their dismal record away to Chelsea.

Here's a look at how the players rated:

Hugo Lloris - 5

The French international made a crucial error which led to Chelsea's second goal with a poor clearance. Often described as a world class goalkeeper, this was a mistake far from that level.

Vlad Chiriches - 6

It's hard to criticise Chiriches too much, playing out of position at right-back, but his limitations were shown. He tried to get forward as much as possible, but only one of his six crosses found a teammate.

Federico Fazio - 7

Fazio continued to show why he deserved a place in the starting line-up, making more tackles than any other Tottenham player. He was not helped however by a poor display from his defensive partner.

Jan Vertonghen - 5

The Belgian was badly exposed by Loic Remy's goal to make it 3-0, too easily brushed aside by the Frenchman. This was as poor as any display Younes Kaboul has put in this season.

Ben Davies - 6

In a tough away encounter, Davies did little to give Danny Rose hope he will return to the line-up any time soon. He continues to look like an astute summer buy, even if there was little for him to shout about against Chelsea.

Nabil Bentaleb - 7

The Algerian didn't shy away from his opponents, making his third appearance in a week since his return from injury. He touched the ball 92 times, more than any other Tottenham player.

Ryan Mason -6

Mason spurned a first half chance after Davies pulled a pass back to him, putting in a tame shot for Thibaut Courtois to deal with. It was Tottenham's only shot on target. He was substituted early in the second half.

Christian Eriksen - 6

A matchwinner and Tottenham's star player of late, Chelsea were able to effectively keep him quiet. He had just one shot, off target, and created only the one goalscoring chance.

Aaron Lennon - 5

Lennon could easily have had an assist when his cross set up Kane early on who hit the bar, but that was as good as it got. The winger was culpable for a part in Chelsea's opener, and it was no surprised when he was hauled off after 57 minutes.

Erik Lamela - 6

The Argentine was ineffective, failing to deliver in a big Premier League game once again. The winger created only one chance, and didn't make a single dribble.

Harry Kane - 7

Predictably really, Harry Kane was Tottenham's most lively attacker. He almost scored early on, and worked tirelessly throughout making three tackles.


Nacer Chadli - 3

Chadli barely got into the game, and offered nothing after coming on. He had a paltry 12 touches of the ball in 33 minutes on the pitch.

Paulinho - 5

The Brazilian was anonymous in midfield after coming on, and did little to convince Pochettino he deserves to start any time soon.

Roberto Soldado - 4

Soldado should really have started the game, and any confidence boost from ending his goal drought at the weekend will have gone having been omitted. He had just three touches of the ball in 17 minutes.

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