Hugo Lloris – He was not tested all game long and did well against Cahill’s header at the end of the first half and Fabregas’ spectacular effort but those were his only contributions to the game. He could not stop the deflected shots from Terry and Diego Costa.
Kyle Walker – The right-back was one of Spurs’ best players on the day as he defended Hazard really well and made some important interceptions. He also showed brevity and character by staying on the game after he got injured.
Danny Rose – He kept darting down the left wing and provided an attacking option for his team. His flick had a part in Chelsea’s first goal and he did not impress after Chelsea’s second.
Eric Dier – The young Englishman did not have the best of games and his lack of experience showed. He had a battle with Diego Costa from the start and he could have been sent off by the end of the first half. Both of Chelsea’s goals were deflected off him and went in.
Jan Vertonghen – The Belgian looked composed and calm on the ball and did manage Chelsea’s rare attacks. However, he could have done much better with the first Chelsea goal. It helped him a lot that Diego Costa attacked his centre-back pair more than him.
Nabil Bentaleb – The young midfielder was no doubt the best player of Spurs today as he controlled the midfield in the first half and always looked to play on the front foot.
Christian Eriksen – The Dane could not find any space to operate in the midfield with Zouma all over him. His incredible free kick almost gave Spurs the lead but that was all to note from a quiet afternoon for him.
Ryan Mason – He looked really good on and off the ball as his energy drove Spurs forwards. However, he could not complete 90 minutes yet again and his fitness is becoming questionable.
Andros Townsend – He was brought on to replicate his performance on New Year’s Day but he was nowhere near as effective. He was one of the two worst players for Spurs this afternoon as he was handled easily by Azpilicueta and played too predictable most of the game.
Nacer Chadli – The worst player for Spurs without a question. He had more than enough room to operate on the left hand side but he never really attacked Ivanovic. He was defended easily in the rare times he did and offered little to nothing on the pitch.
Harry Kane – He never received the balls he needed to score today and he was defended fairly easily by the Chelsea centre-back partnership. He showed his skill and desire few times and his best chance was blocked by Terry.
Mousa Dembele – He made little impact on the game but definitely played much better than Townsend.
Erik Lamela – Time and time again, he made the wrong decisions on the ball. He either made the wrong pass or drove the ball right into a defender’s legs.
Roberto Soldado – He was energetic but never influential after he came on late.
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