Spurs player ratings as Son, Tanganga, Sanchez, Lucas and Bergwijn dazzle in win


Hugo Lloris

His first and only real save came in the 83rd minute when he pushed away De Bruyne's shot. Had little else to do other than claim crosses. 7

Japhet Tanganga

Battling at right-back from the opening moments of the game, he was on top form. He got warned by the referee Anthony Taylor on a couple of occasions but up against both Grealish and Sterling he was in top form. 9

Davinson Sanchez

Threw himself into some attacking moments in the first half, including a header that led to Lucas getting a shot on goal. Executed a superb sliding block to stop Gundogan's shot from the edge of the Spurs box early in the second half. He was excellent against Arsenal and he was once again in the season opener. Pulled off a wonderful last-gasp challenge in his half in added time. 9

Eric Dier

He had his critics coming into the game, but as with the cup final at Wembley in April, he was in good form against City again, throwing himself in the way of everything. 8

Sergio Reguilon

Plenty of defending to do and he threw himself into everything. Didn't get forward as much as he would have liked but this was a different kind of performance for him and he defended well. 8

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Plenty of work and pressing in order to get Spurs on the counter. He led the team from the centre of the pitch with his efforts in both halves of the pitch. 8

Oliver Skipp

Gave away an early dangerous free-kick but headed it wide from the wall and soon after executed a perfect sliding tackle to deny Raheem Sterling. After that frantic start he settled down and showed for long periods that he's going to be a big addition to the Tottenham midfield in his first huge game for the club. Pulled off a superb last gasp challenge in added time in the centre of the pitch. 8

Dele Alli

In the midfield three again he worked incredibly hard and won plenty of tackles. It's not the most natural role for him and in a match like this he won't get forward as much as he likes but he showed he can do the job. 7

Lucas Moura

Volleyed an effort on goal on 24 minutes that was blocked on the line by Gundogan and he was a livewire throughout. He was a constant thorn in the side of City and it was his clever touch to Bergwijn that started the move for Son's 55th minute goal. He understandably tired as the game went on but he was one of Spurs' best players on the day. 9

Steven Bergwijn

He was one of Tottenham's driving forces through the centre of the pitch, constantly breaking through the middle and it was one such run that culminated in his assist for Son's fine curled effort. The Dutchman should have double Spurs' tally soon after as the ball broke to him on the left but he dinked his shot over the onrushing Ederson and into the side-netting. Replaced by Lo Celso after 76 minutes and he'd have had a higher score but for that missed chance. 8

Son Heung-min

Worked hard up front and had a couple of half-chances in the first half with one shot deflected wide but no corner given. His goal on 55 minutes was classic Son, cutting inside and curling it inside the left-hand post. He had another effort soon after deflected wide. He was there for Spurs when they needed him and following that big new deal, he's looking to show he's the main attraction. 9

Subs

Giovani Lo Celso

Came on for Bergwijn and won plenty of free-kicks and worked hard for Spurs. 7

Matt Doherty

Came on for Tanganga late on and dealt well with what came his way. N/A

Cristian Romero

Entered the fray for his debut in the final minutes and helped see out the win. N/A