West Ham United vs Tottenham Hotspur Post Match Player Ratings

Sabotage Times rates the players following Spurs' late win over West Ham United.
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Sabotage Times rates the players following Spurs' late win over West Ham United.

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West Ham United vs Tottenham Hotspur Post Match Player Ratings

West Ham United

Jussi Jasskelainen

Could do little for Bale's brace, but made three superb saves from Caulker at corners. Did well to tip a Sigurdsson effort onto the post and tipped a Bale strike over the bar, amongst other superb stops. 8/10

Guy Demel

Up against Bale, he was always going to be with a long evening, but contained the Spurs man well enough, forcing him inside more often than not. At fault for Bale's opener, however. 4/10

Winston Reid

Alongside Collins, dealt with the threat of Adebayor well, but could've pressed forward for Bale's opener. 5/10

James Collins

Contained Adebayor easily on the evening, but was effectively fouled for Sigurdsson's goal. Perhaps could've been tighter for Bale's opener. 5/10

Joey O'Brien

Kept Lennon quiet on the evening and continuously forced Bale inside when the Spurs duo swapped wings. Solid evening. 6/10

Gary O'Neill

Alongside Diame he worked hard, but never really got the chance to showcase his capability. Booked late on for a foul on Bale. 6/10

Mohamed Diame

Energetic and stifled the threat of Holtby superbly. Never gave up in the middle of the park and provided the energy that Spurs lacked at times. 7/10

Joe Cole

Scored an good winner in the second half for the hosts and regularly tested Vertonghen. A good game for the midfielder. 7/10

Kevin Nolan

Came off injured early on and didn't really have time to make an impact in the 35 minutes on the pitch. 5/10

Matt Jarvis

A threat on the wing and was denied well by Walker when up against his compatriot, but lacked a final delivery to really test Spurs. 6/10

Andy Carroll

A continuous threat for West Ham pushing forward, and dispatched his penalty with minimum ease. However, regularly lost Caulker at corners and can be thankful Jaaskelainen denying the Spurs defender. 6/10

Substitutes

Matthew Taylor

Forced a good save out of Lloris in the second half , but did little else to rarely test the Spurs backline. 5/10

Emmanuel Pogatez

Struggled when he came on and was regularly targeted by the Spurs wideman. 4/10

Jack Collison

Had no time to make an effect. 5/10

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Hugo Lloris

Solid in goal and a regular assurance in the backline. Could do nothing for Carroll's penalty, but could've done better for Cole's strike. Made a great save from Taylor in the second half/ 7/10

Kyle Walker

His poor season continued. Regularly out of position and  a number of wayward shots from distance. Needs to shape up, but made a pivotal block from Jarvis in the first half. 4/10

Michael Dawson

While in the past he has easily dealt with Carroll, he really struggled to contain him and his physical threat. Should've tracked the run of Cole better. 5/10

Steven Caulker

A threat at set pieces, forcing Jaaskelainen into two good saves from corners, and dealt well with the physical presence of Carroll. 6/10

Jan Vertonghen

Failed to track Joe Cole for the goal and at times looked out of place at left-back. Clear to see it isn't his natural position. 4/10

Scott Parker

Nicknamed Xbox for a reason and was regularly caught out pushing further forward than he should've been. Gave away the West Ham penalty for needlessly diving in the box. 3/10

Mousa Dembélé

Booked early in the first half and saw his creative influence suffer as a result. Forced to play deeper as a result of Parker continuously pushing forward. 5/10

Aaron Lennon

A quiet evening considering Bale was heavily marked. Would've expected more from the pint sized winger, especially against Joey O'Brien. 5/10

Lewis Holtby

Looked to make things happen, but it wasn't to be his night. Struggled to find space with Diame sticking close to him all evening. 5/10

Gareth Bale 

There is no stopping the Welsh Wizard some times and despite the best efforts of West Ham, scored the opener before netted a stunning winner in the 89th minute. 9/10

Emmanuel Adebayor

Looks to have completely given up on Spurs. Poor touches, unmotivated and unwilling to stamp his authority on the game. His point blank miss summed up his season. 2/10

Substitutes

Gylfi Sigurdsson

Looked to make things happened a saw an effort hit the post minutes after coming on before netting a scrappy equaliser. 7/10

Tom Carroll

Linked up well play well in the middle of the park, offering a differing threat to Dembele. Little time really exert himself, however. 5/10

Jake Livermore

Came on in the last three minutes. No time to really impress. 5/10

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