Player ratings: Lingard and Rice show their worth as West Ham beat Spurs

West Ham United's Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their second goal of the game with teammates duri

West Ham players celebrate Jesse Lingard's goal against Spurs. - Credit: PA

It was yet another complete team performance with plenty of hard work put in by West Ham United to seal a 2-1 victory over London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. 

Lukasz Fabianski (7) - The keeper was solid, made some crucial saves to stop Spurs from getting back into the game, and could do nothing about the goal. 

Vladimir Coufal (7) - The Czech right-back dealt with Heung-Min Son well although it limited his attacking threat. He did play a part in the build-up to the first goal. 

West Ham United's Vladimir Coufal (left) attempts to block a cross from Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heun

Vladimir Coufal attempts to block a cross from Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min. - Credit: PA

Craig Dawson (7) - Led the back line, very vocal, and made a huge block to deny a Harry Kane effort. 

Issa Diop (7) - Moved the ball out from the back well and was up to the challenge of limiting the threat of Kane. 


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Aaron Cresswell (7) -The left-back provided brilliant deliveries and set-pieces throughout the match. However he did switch off for Lucas Moura’s goal. 

Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli (left) has a shot at goal during the Premier League match at the Londo

Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli has a shot at goal. - Credit: PA

Declan Rice (8) - The England international was magnificent. His block in the 77th minute after tracking back was exceptional. He should not have made it back. 

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Tomas Soucek (7) - A warrior like performance. Helped the backline move the ball out and didn’t let a nasty cut to his face bother him at all. 

Pablo Fornals (7) - Worked his socks off. Helped both in midfield and attack. Played a part in Jesse Lingard’s goal. 

Jarrod Bowen (7) - Brilliant cross into the box for Michail Antonio’s goal in the fifth minute. Bombed tirelessly down the wing to create an impact. 

Jesse Lingard (8) – Lively, full of energy once again, took his goal fantastically. West Ham must try nailing him down on a permanent deal. 

West Ham United's Michail Antonio (right) and Tottenham Hotspur's Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg battle for t

West Ham United's Michail Antonio (right) and Spurs' Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg battle for the ball. - Credit: PA

Michail Antonio (7)- Returned with a bang. Made a huge impact returning to the team, especially with his poacher’s finish in the fifth minute. 

Subs: 

Said Benrahma (6) - Brought on when West Ham needed to defend which didn’t suit him. He loves to bomb on and attack. 

Ben Johnson (6)-  The youngster came on to provided added protection late on when Tottenham ramped the pressure up. 

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