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Player ratings: Spurs 4-1 Liverpool

Harry Kane was on fine form. Photo: PA

Tottenham were too good for Liverpool at Wembley but how did every player rate out of 10?


HUGO LLORIS: Nothing the France international could do about the Liverpool goal and he was made to work in the closing stages, with a superb stop to keep out Philippe Coutinho in the second half. 7 (out of 10)

KIERAN TRIPPIER: Covered plenty of ground up and down the right flank and his free-kick led to Kane scoring Tottenham's fourth goal. 7

TOBY ALDERWEIRELD: Typical, stable performance from the Spurs man - the kind Liverpool fans must be praying for from their own defence. 7

DAVINSON SANCHEZ: Being allowed to slowly adapt to life in England with two stalwarts either side of him. 7

JAN VERTONGHEN: He and Aurier were caught out for Salah's goal but other than that it was a good outing for the Belgian. 7

SERGE AURIER: Easily beaten to the ball by Salah for Liverpool's goal but a decent performance from the summer arrival. 6

HARRY WINKS: Less of an eye-catching display than his performance at the Bernabeu in midweek but the England international is earning his stripes in this side. 7

CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN: Makes this potent Tottenham attack tick and was pulling the strings once again here. 8

DELE ALLI: Played in a similar position at Real Madrid and still offers a threat from deep. 8

SONG HEUNG-MIN: Took his goal well and was unlucky to hit the bar soon after - had both Lovren and Matip panicking all afternoon. 8

HARRY KANE: Scored twice and was a constant threat to a shaky Liverpool defence but ended the afternoon being substituted after seemingly tweaking his hamstring. 8


MOUSSA SISSOKO (for Son, 69): Spent the majority of his time on the back foot as Liverpool looked to reduce the deficit in the closing stages. 6

ERIC DIER (for Eriksen, 80): A move from Mauricio Pochettino to keep things tight at the back in the closing stages. 5

FERNANDO LLORENTE (For Kane, 87): Introduced as Kane looked to struggle with a slight knock. 5

Harry Kane scored two goals. Credit: PA


SIMON MIGNOLET: Could have done better with the first and gift-wrapped Kane's second as he failed to claim a routine free-kick. Remains rather a liability. 5

JOE GOMEZ: Moved to centre-back after Jurgen Klopp's early tactical switch but could do nothing to stem the flow of Tottenham attacks. 6

JOEL MATIP: Not quite as bad as his central defensive partner but made his own errors on a tough afternoon for the Liverpool backline, including heading straight to Alli to add the third before half-time. 4

DEJAN LOVREN: Another terrible outing for the defender, who failed to make two headers which ultimately led to Tottenham's opening goals. Hauled off with half an hour gone. 3

ALBERTO MORENO: Made a couple of telling interceptions but is more effective in an attacking capacity. 6

JORDAN HENDERSON: Liverpool's captain struggled to get a foothold in the midfield battle but did play a sumptuous pass to tee up Salah for his goal. 6

JAMES MILNER: The usual high level of endeavour but was caught out by the run of Son for Tottenham's crucial second goal. 5

EMRE CAN: Shifted to a less familiar role at right-back when Lovren was hooked, and did a job there. 6

MOHAMED SALAH: The one-time Tottenham target took his goal well to get Liverpool back into the game but it was not to be. 7

PHILIPPE COUTINHO: Has been in superb form since returning from injury but was kept quiet here - did test Lloris with a typical curling effort from the edge of the box. 6

ROBERTO FIRMINO: Arguably his most telling contribution was clearing an effort off his own goal-line, only for Kane to follow up and score Tottenham's fourth. 5


ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN (for Lovren, 31): The ex-Arsenal man was jeered as he replaced Lovren but showed glimpses of the player Klopp was so keen to bring in from the Emirates Stadium. 6

DANIEL STURRIDGE (for Firmino, 76): Little chance to do anything that would lead to a remarkable swing in the fortunes of his side. 5