Tottenham player ratings vs Man City: Toby Alderweireld a warrior; Harry Kane excels as Spurs’ creator again

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Counter-attacking goals in each half from Son Heung-min and substitute Giovani Lo Celso handed Spurs a statement victory despite Pep Guardiola’s men dominating possession in the capital.

The City boss signed a contract extension this week, but was not able to toast it with three points after his team failed to breakdown the disciplined and organised hosts.

It meant Mourinho, who celebrated a year in charge of Tottenham on Friday, again got one over his old rival to send the north Londoners back to the top of the table for at least 24 hours.

Dan Kilpatrick was in north London to run the rule over Mourinho’s players…

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A rock at the back who personified Spurs’ warrior-like approach. Hobbled off ten minutes from the end clutching his groin in a worrisome development.

Giovani Lo Celso (Ndombele 65′) 8

Lucas Moura (Bergwijn 73′) 7

Joe Rodon (Alderweireld 80′) 7

Subs not used: Bale, Hart, Rodon, Lo Celso, Lucas Moura, Davies, Vinicius

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