Tottenham ratings: Wretched Walker; Sissoko shocking

Date published: Wednesday 2nd November 2016 9:53

Walker and Sissoko: Absymal for Tottenham

Walker and Sissoko: Absymal for Tottenham

Another abject display from Tottenham at Wembley leaves them with a uphill task to qualify for the last 16. TEAMtalk assesses the damage from their 1-0 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen.

HUGO LLORIS: No need for any heroic saves on this occasion but his poor distribution put added pressure on his defence 5

KYLE WALKER: Comfortably Tottenham’s worst defender on the night. Gave the ball away in dangerous areas and was fortunate to cost his side at least one goal 3

ERIC DIER: Also guilty of making mistakes, needing his central defensive partner and his goalkeeper to bail him out of trouble. Hit crossbar with decent free-kick 5.5

JAN VERTONGHEN: Three outstanding blocks prevented Javier Hernandez scoring from close range and making Spurs’ night even more disastrous 6

BEN DAVIES: Does not bring the same power, pace and intensity that Danny Rose adds to left-hand side. An unconvincing display 4

VICTOR WANYAMA: Performed better as a sole anchor in front of the back four and made a handful of crucial interceptions 6

MOUSA DEMBELE: Forced off after 30 minutes with an injury but kept very busy by an aggressive press by Bayer Leverkusen 5

CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN: Shifted into a central midfield role but, other than a couple of decent shots, continues to look a shadow of his former self 4

DELE ALLI: A lot of Tottenham’s attacking play went through the England international but everything he tried fell to pieces 5.5

MOUSSA SISSOKO Does not look anywhere near a £30million player. Plenty of attacks broke down because of him, mainly due to a complete lack of an end product 4

SON HEUNG-MIN: Spent the first half hour chasing lost causes as a lone striker. Improved marginally on the left wing 5.5

Substitutes:

VINCENT JANSSEN (replaced Dembele 30′) Showed a willingness and desire to lead from the front but still no goals from open play and did not come close to doing so 5.5

HARRY WINKS (replaced Eriksen 65′) Was unable to influence the Tottenham midfield 5

GEORGES-KEVIN N’KOUDOU (replaced Son Heung-Min 73′) Only action of note was to give a couple of careless free-kicks away 5

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