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Steven Caulker gets to the ball before Robin van Persie.
Hugo Lloris (5)
The Frenchman had surprisingly little to do against the Red Devils and could not do much about Robin van Persie's opener. Besides that he was rarely tested, and when he was, he responded adequately.
Kyle Walker (5.5)
A tough first half for Walker was at its most trying when he was caught between two Man United players as Tom Cleverley's cross came over towards the back post for their goal.
The young right-back found a way into the game after the interval and offered decent support for Aaron Lennon down the right flank.
Michael Dawson (5.5)
Tottenham's skipper was caught between players for Man United's goal as his team failed to respond and re-organize to the increase in pressure. After a few more iffy moments individually, Dawson found his feet as the game went on, playing a part in United's struggle to break through and bringing the ball forward well.
Steven Caulker (6)
Caulker was the only Tottenham defender marking someone when they conceded but did have a few shaky moments elsewhere.
On the whole though, the young center-back grew in stature and sniffed out a few dangerous advances into his area of the pitch.
Kyle Naughton (5)
Naughton did not look out of place against Man United to the extent he did in some of his tougher tests earlier this season, but nonetheless he will not class this as one of his best days. A superb cross-field pass to Lennon early on was his best moment, but thereafter his distribution suffered and he struggled to offer much going forward.
Benoit Assou-Ekotto (6)
A good substitute by Andre Villas-Boas, Assou-Ekotto helped free up the isolated Gareth Bale and give Man United far more to contend with down the left.