Sheffield United limped to another defeat in the Premier League this afternoon as Spurs ran out 3-1 winners at Bramall Lane.

The Blades once again shot themselves in the foot as Jayden Bogle allowed Serge Aurier a free header after just five minutes to put Jose Mourinho’s men in front.

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Harry Kane then capitalised on another mistake, this time from Ollie Norwood to roll past Aaron Ramsdale and make it 2-0 at the break.

A brief fightback from United saw David McGoldrick head in to bring the Blades level, but another mistake, this time from Ampadu and Norwood once more, allowed Tanguy Ndombele in to score a stunning lob.

Unfortunately for United, few players impressed really despite how clinical Spurs were and it makes for poor reading in terms of our player ratings once more.

Aaron Ramsdale – 5

Made a number of minor errors and although he couldn’t do much with the goals, his nervy demeanour set the tone from the outset.

Jayden Bogle – 5

Seemed to freeze on the big stage a bit here and looked in awe of Son and Kane at times. A poor game given his efforts in midweek.

Chris Basham – 5

Another Blade who is struggling and Basham once again looked a shadow of the player he was last season.

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John Egan – 6

Did well enough trying to marshall Kane but got booked needlessly at the end and will now miss the Man United game.

Ethan Ampadu – 6

Like Egan, did his best to try and contain Kane and co but struggled with Bergwijn’s pace at times.

Enda Stevens – 5

What has happened to Enda? He looks shot and nowhere near the player he has proven himself to be in recent seasons.

John Fleck – 6

Probed away in midfield but like so many, is lacking any sort of confidence to really drive the Blades on.

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Ollie Norwood – 4

A shocker from Norwood really. Gave two goals away and looked off the pace. Would be surprised to see him back in next time out.

John Lundstram – 6

Like Fleck, tried to probe away in midfield and worked hard but found little change from the Spurs middle men.

Oli Burke – 6.5

Started well and was a threat with his pace again but struggled to have any sort of end product barring one excellent ball across the box.

David McGoldrick – 7

You almost feel sorry for Didzy. Tireless again and the odd moment of quality. He deserved his goal in the second 45.

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