Photos: Declan Rice gets stuck in against Tottenham Hotspur

General view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on January 4, 2018 in London, England.

West Ham United drew with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley in the Premier League on Thursday.

General view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on January 4, 2018 in London, England.

West Ham United stopped Tottenham Hotspur from winning the London derby on Thursday evening, and one of the key players was Declan Rice.

Rice feature for West Ham in the Premier League game against Tottenham and produced a superb performance.

The 18-year-old, who can operate as a central defender or as a defensive midfielder, was able to cope with Serge Aurier as well as with Dele Alli.

The Republic of Ireland Under-21 international was able to cope with Tottenham’s star striker Harry Kane.

As the following photos show, Rice got stuck against big names for West Gam against Tottenham in the match which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Harry Kane of Spurs battles with Declan Rice of West Ham during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on January 4, 2018 in London,...Harry Kane of Spurs battles with Declan Rice of West Ham

Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Declan Rice of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on January 4,...Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Declan Rice of West Ham United

West Ham defended well against Tottenham and deservedly picked up a point from the London derby.

The draw with Spurs mans that the Hammers’ have enhanced their chances of escaping the dreaded drop to the Championship at the end of the season.

The Hammers have a good squad, and manager David Moyes seems to be getting the best from his players at the moment.

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