Spurs player ratings: Chiriches and Vertonghen the worst of a bad bunch

Jan Vertonghen

Stoke City played Tottenham Hotspur off the park during a 3-0 win on Saturday afternoon. But the north London side made it easy for them...

Hugo Lloris - 6/10

The Frenchman actually produced several great saves but, at the end of the day, let three goals in. And he, along with Eric Dier, was at fault for the second after a terrible mix-up.

Jan Vertonghen - 4/10

For an experienced defender, the Tottenham star is showing absolutely no know-how or experience. At fault for the opener with a disastrous header right into Charlie Adam's path.

Federico Fazio - 5/10

Must take a share of the responsibility when part of such a bad back four but Fazio was by far not Tottenham's worst defender on the day and looked surprisingly comfortable on the ball.

Vlad Chiriches - 3/10

Patience has run out with the Romanian at White Hart Lane. Here, he displayed terrible marking and got himself sent off for two poor challenges.

Eric Dier - 4.5/10

Has been defended by some fans as he is a young man being played out of position. This was a bad game for the 21-year-old, however, who showed inexperience during his mix-up with Lloris for Stoke's second.

Nabil Bentaleb - 5/10

Displayed the odd bit of good attacking vision and passing but started the chain reaction for Stoke's opener with a terrible header and flattered to deceive thereafter.

Ryan Mason - 5/10

Got forward well at times but, like the rest of the Tottenham team, had a game to forget - and not for the first time in recent weeks.

Erik Lamela - 6/10

Didn't necessarily disappoint like the others and produced some very good set-piece deliveries. It is perhaps a sad indication of how form has dipped at Spurs that the man who usually disappoints fans is one of their highlights. Yes, he has improved - but it's far more a case of others regressing.

Christian Eriksen - 6/10

Praised by many for the fact he showed spirit when Tottenham went down to 10 men. Where was the Dane before that, though?

Nacer Chadli - 5/10

Threatened somewhat in the opening stages but was largely anonymous throughout.

Harry Kane - 6/10

Worked hard but has looked like he has run out of steam for some weeks now. Credit to Kane, however, for leading the charge with 10 men in the second half - even if it was to no avail.

Substitutes

Roberto Soldado and Mousa Dembele came on in the second half but both had a limited impact with the game already lost.

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