Spurs player ratings: Tom Carroll shows huge promise, Yedlin showcases his talent

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Tottenham Hotspur beat a Malaysia XI 2-1 in a post-season friendly on Wednesday afternoon. Here's how their players rated.

Hugo Lloris - 6/10

Couldn't do anything to stop the Malaysian goal but made a decent save before coming off at half-time. A relaxing day for the Frenchman.

DeAndre Yedlin - 6.5/10

A blend of over-enthusiastic, poor tackling and some good challenges late on, the Spurs right-back got a rare opportunity to showcase his talent and did okay in the end.

Eric Dier - 6/10

Also fared reasonably well during a quiet afternoon for him in his preferred centre-back position.

Jan Vertonghen - 6/10

Made a couple of good clearances, with Tottenham not troubled apart from at a set-piece for the goal.

Danny Rose - 6.5/10

Produced a brilliant pass to start the move for Tottenham's opening goal and was unlucky to put the ball convincingly past Lloris for an own goal (or at the very least fail to stop the header if the goal eventually goes down as not his).

Tom Carroll - 8/10

With friendlies, there's always the problem of whether it is a fair reflection of real ability but Carroll impressed while some Spurs first-team regulars tried and failed (and yes, some really did try - hint: Andros Townsend). Carroll hit the post before Harry Kane tapped home the rebound for the opener and also registered the assist for Kane's second, showing great vision throughout.

Benjamin Stambouli - 6/10

A rare outing for the Frenchman, who did okay but hit the odd poor pass.

Andros Townsend - 5/10

Classic Townsend. He was 'lively' but did nothing with the ball. As always, he was so predictable, with the most telling sign of all being how easy it was for the Malaysian XI to pick him off after seeing exactly what he would do every time before even he did (cutting inside at every chance). He was involved in the build-up to the second goal, however.

Christian Eriksen - 6.5/10

With relatively little effort, the Dane did well, showing great skill for the opening goal in particular.

Harry Winks - 6.5/10

Another Spurs youngster to produce a good performance, almost hitting the target with a decent strike from distance late on.

Harry Kane - 8/10

No surprises as the 21-year-old scored twice but did Tottenham really need to start him (with fears over burn out)... and where would the north London side have been without him in this one?


Michel Vorm - 6/10

Erik Lamela - 6.5/10

Nacer Chadli - 6.5/10

Nabil Bentaleb - 6/10

Kyle Walker-Peters - 6/10

Grant Ward - 6/10

Josh Onomah - 6/10

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