Burnley vs Tottenham player ratings as Pope returns to form, but Cork and Brownhill fight


Burnley withdrew from the Carabao Cup with a disappointing 1-0 loss to Tottenham on Wednesday night.

The first half was a forgettable affair, with neither team having a shot on target.

Spurs made the breakthrough midway through the second period when Lucas Moura was given the freedom of the penalty area to enter unchallenged.

READ MORE: Sean Dyche reacts to Burnley’s Cup exit

Nick Pope made key saves from Giovani Lo Celso and Moura on either side of the goal as Burnley struggled to create anything big.

Here is how we rated the Clarets players of the Cup Tie

Nick pope

Had no stops to make in the first half but showed his ability to deny Lo Celso and Moura with key second half saves 7

Connor roberts

Burnley got his start and was busy and determined and produced a pretty decent display 6

Nathan Collins

A bad side pass in the first half, he was rather comfortable and confident 7

Ben mee

Back to the side and the Clarets were pretty decent defensively 6

Erik Pieters

Given a run to the left-back but didn’t produce enough for Taylor to be worried about his place 5

Johann berg gudmundsson

Started off brilliantly with a few teasing balls in the box but passed out. 5

Jack Liège

Caught the ball several times and didn’t play forward enough 4

Josh brownhill

Reduced effort and was unable to score his mark on procedures 4

Dwight McNeil

Victim of a heavy challenge from Skipp who went unpunished, full of racing but could not find a quality moment 6

Jay rodriguez

Feeding on leftovers in the opening half and manipulated into trying to turn Gudmundsson’s head 4

Matej vydra

Hungry for service in the top 45 and barely watched 4

Submarines

Ashley barnes

Sloppy on the ball 4

Chris Wood

Still struggling for form this season 4

Aaron Lennon

Considering the last 15 minutes against his former club 5

Maxwel cone

Expectations rose when he came in and he placed a dangerous low cross in 5

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