Tottenham vs Man City result: Player ratings as Son Heung-min and Giovani Lo Celso send Spurs top

Jose Mourinho’s one-year anniversary at the north London club was a happy one as his players ensured a huge result

Callum Rice-Coates
Saturday 21 November 2020 19:43 GMT
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(POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

A disciplined Tottenham Hotspur side got the better of Manchester City in a tactical triumph for Jose Mourinho over his great rival Pep Guardiola on Saturday.

Goals from Son Heung-min and Giovani Lo Celso either side of half-time sent Spurs to the top of the Premier League table as City, despite their dominance on the ball, laboured to a disappointing defeat.

The loss meant City stay mid-table, in tenth place after eight games, and it was hardly the result Guardiola would have wanted to mark the news of his new two-year contract.

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There will be questions asked of City after this, but Spurs will get the plaudits for an excellent team performance, with several standout performers helping the home side to victory.

Tottenham

Hugo Lloris – 7

Serge Aurier – 7

Toby Alderweireld – 8

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Eric Dier – 8

Sergio Reguilon – 8

Moussa Sissoko – 9

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 9

Harry Kane terrorised the Man City centre-backs
Harry Kane terrorised the Man City centre-backs (Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty I)

Son Heung-Min – 7

Tanguy Ndombele – 7

Steven Bergwijn – 6

Harry Kane – 9

Man City

Ederson – 5

Kyle Walker – 5

Ruben Dias – 6

Aymeric Laporte – 5

Joao Cancelo – 6

Ederson was perhaps too eager as he rushed out before Giovani Lo Celso’s goal
Ederson was perhaps too eager as he rushed out before Giovani Lo Celso’s goal (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Kevin De Bruyne – 6

Rodri – 6

Bernardo Silva – 6

Riyad Mahrez – 5

Gabriel Jesus – 6

Ferran Torres – 6

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