West Ham player ratings v Tottenham: Kouyate dominates, Downing out of sorts

The Hammers drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday afternoon. Here's how their players rated...

Adrian 6 - will be disappointed with the manner of Danny Rose's goal having allowed it to bounce over his head, and whilst he saved Harry Kane's late penalty, the rebound fell at the striker's feet to rescue a point for Spurs.

Carl Jenkinson 7 - a solid if unspectacular day from the Arsenal loanee, who performed well defensively but didn't get forward as often as usual.

Winston Reid 8 - superb showing from Reid, who stabilised the West Ham defence on his return from injury. Won everything and kept Kane quiet.

James Tomkins 7 - sturdy alongside Reid but not quite as dominating. Continues to be a consistent performer and underrated player for West Ham.

Aaron Cresswell 8 - sent in a sublime cross for Kouyate's opener and was always willing to get forward, causing mayhem in the penalty area with his crossing ability.

Alex Song 6 - kept play ticking over but his performance was marred by a silly foul on Kane to give away a last minute penalty when a player of his experience should've known better.

Mark Noble 8 - pulled the strings in midfield for West Ham. Should have been sent off for a poor tackle when he was already on a booking, but sent in a superb cross for Sakho's goal.

Cheikhou Kouyate 9 - shades of Patrick Vieira out there. Scored the opener with a great header and ran the show in midfield, was too just big, strong and athletic for Tottenham to handle.

Stewart Downing 6 - not at his best. Kept things tidy in the final third without ever really threatening the Tottenham defence.

Enner Valencia 6 - worked hard, ran the channels and gave West Ham an option on the break but decision making was hit and miss. Could have had a goal on another day.

Diafra Sakho 8 - led the line superbly for the Hammers. Was strong and a willing runner, before scoring the second goal with an excellent finish from a tight angle.


Carlton Cole - came on but was substituted himself after picking up an injury.

Matt Jarvis and James Collins also came on but didn't really affect the game.

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