North London Derby Player Ratings: Kane comes out on top as Spurs beat Arsenal

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The England international settled the game with the only goal of the match, rising above Laurent Kosciely to seal a 1-0 victory

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    Hugo Lloris | Tottenham | 7/10

    Largely untroubled for most of the match, though he made a fine diving save to deny Jack Wilshere, whose second-half shot was heading into the top corner.

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    Kieran Trippier | Tottenham | 7/10

    Always an option as he moved up and down the pitch throughout the game, though early deliveries were not great. Unlucky not to score on 75 mins after finding an Eriksen cross at the far post.

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    Davinson Sanchez | Tottenham | 7/10

    Formed an air-tight partnership with Vertonghen, staying compact and always willing to run to snuff out danger.
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    Jan Vertonghen | Tottenham | 7/10

    Similar to Sanchez, clearly followed Pochettino's game plan to keep Arsenal feeding off scraps for the majority of the match.
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    Ben Davies | Tottenham | 8/10

    Provided the assist for Harry Kane's goal and, much like Trippier, always available down his flank to keep play ticking over.
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    Eric Dier | Tottenham | 6/10

    Kept it simple in midfield, always covering and allowing Dembele to do the majority of searching for dangerous balls.
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    Moussa Dembele | Tottenham | 7/10

    Missed a good early opportunity to score and passing power was a little off earlier in the game. Still, Dembele was his usual self, difficult to push off the ball and dribbling well to find space on occasion.
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    Christian Eriksen | Tottenham | 7/10

    Sent in cross after cross for Kane, who really should have finished with one in particular. Quiet at times but effective when in possession.
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    Dele Alli | Tottenham | 5/10

    Quiet first half but found more space in the second to keep Arsenal stretched. Snatched at a chance on 70 mins, putting the ball out wide. Hooked late on for Wanyama.

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    Son Heung-Min | Tottenham | 6/10

    Troubled Bellerin early on and was always an option for interplay, though his final ball mostly poor. Subbed shortly after blazing the ball 30 feet over the bar.

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    Harry Kane | Tottenham | 8/10

    Scored the only goal of the game after finding Davies' cross, though he could have scored more. Always hustling, always wanting the ball, Kane was Tottenham's man of the match.
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    Erik Lamela | Tottenham | 5/10

    Made almost an instant impact, forcing a corner from Cech after shooting from a one-on-one. Later missed an easier opportunity to make it 2-0.
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    Victor Wanyama | Tottenham | 6/10

    Brought on late to provide more midfield steel and protect Spurs' lead.

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    Petr Cech | Arsenal | 5/10

    Made a good save from a point-blank shot from Kane 52 mins and kept Eriksen's top-bag free-kick out shortly after. Almost cost Arsenal a goal late on after poor communication with Mustafi, though went on to keep out Lamela in a one-on-one 72 mins.

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    Hector Bellerin | Arsenal | 5/10

    No final ball, could have cost Arsenal a goal after committing a foul right on the edge of the box and positioning suspect throughout.
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    Laurent Koscielny | Arsenal | 5/10

    Played well for most of the match but was let down on Kane's goal having failed to match the Tottenham striker's leap.
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    Shkodran Mustafi | Arsenal | 6/10

    Bad communication may have caused a goal, but was largely solid throughout and always willing to put himself on the line.
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    Nacho Monreal | Arsenal | 5/10

    Provided an option outside of a crowded midfield, but was largely quiet throughout.
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    Mohamed Elneny | Arsenal | 5/10

    Some wayward balls in the early stages as he looked to pick out runners, but helped contain Spurs' midfield well. Hooked for Iwobi later in the game as Arsenal looked for an equaliser.

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    Granit Xhaka | Arsenal | 5/10

    Similar to Elneny. Kept it simple but never really added anything special that would have helped Arsenal find the net.
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    Jack Wilshere | Arsenal | 7/10

    One of Arsenal's brighter lights. Always looked hungry and his lethal shot was well kept out by Hugo Lloris on 67 minutes.
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    Henrikh Mkhitaryan | Arsenal | 4/10

    A poor showing from the former Manchester United man. Started energetically but very quickly faded as the game wore on. Taken off for Lacazette in the second half.
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    Mesut Ozil | Arsenal | 4/10

    Partially at fault for Kane's goal having not followed Davies, who provided the assist.
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    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | Arsenal | 6/10

    Always a willing runner but never really got the service he required. Rather a shame for the new signing. Perhaps unlucky to have been called offside for a good chance in the first half.
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    Alex Iwobi | Arsenal | 3/10

    Didn't look sharp, lost possession, generally didn't look prepared for the occasion.

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    Danny Welbeck | Arsenal | N/A

    Replaced Xhaka late on as Arsenal pressed for an equaliser.

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    Alexandre Lacazette | Arsenal | 4/10

    Blasted over the bar in the 90th minute, then wide shortly after, wasting Arsenal's final chances to find an equaliser.