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December 1, 2013 7:00 AM EST
White Hart Lane — London
Referee:‬ M. Dean‎
Attendance:‬ 35884‎
 
18′ Kyle Walker
Wayne Rooney 32′
54′ Sandro
Wayne Rooney 57′ (PG)
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Tottenham 2-2 Manchester United

Goal rates the players after Wayne Rooney pegged back Spurs twice to take advantage of sloppy errors and share the points.

By Greg Stobart

  • Hugo Lloris
    0
    0
    1.50

    Hugo Lloris

    Had very little to do but will be disappointed with the way he conceded the penalty in the second half.

  • Kyle Walker
    0
    0
    3.00

    Kyle Walker

    Fantastic free kick drilled under the wall to give Spurs the lead in the 18th, but made a real mess to gift Rooney an equalizer in the 32nd minute. Kept his head up and continued to bomb forward.

  • Jan Vertonghen
    0
    0
    2.50

    Jan Vertonghen

    Battled hard defensively up against Valencia. Sometimes beaten but put in strong challenges and got forward well.

  • Vlad Iulian Chiricheş
    0
    0
    2.50

    Vlad Iulian Chiricheş

    Dawdled on the ball for too long once in the first half but otherwise a composed and classy defensive display.

  • Michael Dawson
    0
    0
    2.50

    Michael Dawson

    Appeared to be struggling for pace in a few instances but decent on the whole and delivered some crunching tackles.

  • Aaron Lennon
    0
    0
    3.50

    Aaron Lennon

    Constantly beat Evra with his pace. Forced De Gea into a sharp save in the first half but appeared to be carrying an injury in the second half before being replaced by Townsend.

  • Paulinho
    1
    0
    2.50

    Paulinho

    The Brazilian played in a new position just off Soldado. Offered powerful running and pressing throughout the game, delivering a good pass from which Soldado should have done better in the first half.

  • Mousa Dembélé
    0
    0
    2.50

    Mousa Dembélé

    Good positioning from the Belgian. Broke up United attacks and used his power to shield the ball and start attacks.

  • Nacer Chadli
    0
    0
    2.50

    Nacer Chadli

    A surprise selection on the left wing but did a decent job. Worked hard up and down the line and showed some neat touches.

  • Sandro
    0
    0
    3.00

    Sandro

    Stunning strike into the top corner to score Spurs' second in the 54th minute. Always on hand with vital blocks and tackles to disrupt United attacks.

  • Roberto Soldado
    0
    0
    2.00

    Roberto Soldado

    Worked hard as the lone front man and linked up Spurs' play well, although he badly missed his only real sight on goal when he sliced wide in the first half.

Substitutions

  • Andros Townsend
    0
    0
    2.50

    Andros Townsend

    Good pace but too frantic after coming on for Lennon in the 65th minute.

  • Gylfi Sigurdsson
    0
    0
    2.50

    Gylfi Sigurdsson

    Came on for Chadli with five minutes left.

  • Jermain Defoe
    0
    0
    2.50

    Jermain Defoe

    Desperate to shoot but didn't have a clear chance after replacing Soldado 18 minutes from time.

  • David de Gea
    1
    0
    2.00

    David de Gea

    Looked furious with his wall after Walker's opener, to which he appeared to react too slowly. Solid handling throughout and could do nothing about Sandro's stunner.

  • Patrice Evra
    0
    1
    1.50

    Patrice Evra Flop of the Match

    Couldn't handle Lennon's pace and trickery, although the Frenchman improved in the second half. Booked for a foul on Townsend.

  • Phil Jones
    0
    0
    3.00

    Phil Jones

    Assured performance in central midfield. Full of running and full-blooded in challenges. Lacked some quality on the ball despite good delivery in the buildup to United's first goal.

  • Jonny Evans
    0
    0
    2.50

    Jonny Evans

    Generally solid performance from the Northern Irish center back. Good positioning up against the Spurs attack.

  • Chris Smalling
    0
    2
    2.00

    Chris Smalling

    Looked very unnatural at times at right back. Made some silly fouls but strong one-on-one against Chadli.

  • Nemanja Vidic
    0
    1
    2.50

    Nemanja Vidic

    Completely dominant in the air all afternoon against Soldado and Defoe.

  • Tom Cleverley
    0
    1
    2.50

    Tom Cleverley

    Neat and accurate passing in central midfield without looking like he could open up the Spurs defense.

  • Antonio Valencia
    1
    1
    2.50

    Antonio Valencia

    Offered United an important outlet on the right as he hugged the touchline and used his pace. Final delivery was hit and miss.

  • Wayne Rooney
    3
    0
    3.50

    Wayne Rooney Top of the Match

    Not his finest game but on hand to score two more vital goals for his side. Quickest to react in the Tottenham penalty area in the first half and clinical from the penalty spot.

  • Danny Welbeck
    0
    2
    2.50

    Danny Welbeck

    A largely peripheral figure on the left side of United's attack but crucial involvement to win the penalty after beating Lloris to the ball.

  • Shinji Kagawa
    1
    1
    2.50

    Shinji Kagawa

    A couple of glimpses of his class both centrally and on the left, but never really caused Spurs many problems.

Substitutions

  • Nani
    1
    1

    Nani

    Came on for Valencia in the 84th minute.

  • Ashley Young
    0
    0

    Ashley Young

    Replaced Kagawa six minute from time.

  • Javier Hernández
    0
    0
    2.50

    Javier Hernández

    Made little impact after coming on for Welbeck in the 73rd minute.

Results
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Luis Suárez Luis Suárez
Striker
Liverpool
29 0
Daniel Sturridge Daniel Sturridge
Striker
Liverpool
20 0
Yaya Touré Yaya Touré
Midfielder
Man City
18 6
Wayne Rooney Wayne Rooney
Striker
Man. United
15 2
Sergio Agüero Sergio Agüero
Striker
Man City
15 0