Vinicius was handed his first domestic start of the season and did not disappoint as Spurs emphatically avoided a third round cup exit against their non-league opponents.
But how did the Brazilian perform overall?
📷 Vinicius: Match Snapshot
⚽ ⏱️ 24’ Vinicius broke the deadlock from close range, smashing the ball in the net at the second attempt after good work and a fine cross from Dele Alli.
⚽ ⏱️ 30’ Vinicius doubled his tally from a few yards out after Matt Doherty had been denied at the back-post.
⚽ ⏱️ 37’ Vinicius completed his hat-trick before half time with a delightful moment of improvisation. He delicately lobbed the goalkeeper with a left-footed side-volley from inside the area.
Lucas Moura and 16-year-old Alfie Devine scored the other goals in the 5-0 win.
〽️ Vinicius: Rating Week-on-Week
In his last outing that constituted more than a few minutes, Vinicius earned a 7.4 FC Rating against Antwerp in the Europa League - a match in which he also scored in.
🗝️ Key Stats
Vinicius match stats
|FC Rating||10||Rank #1|
|On Target||3||Rank #1|
|Touches in box||10||Rank #1|
Vinicius: What Next?
On a season-long loan from Benfica, Vinicius will be hoping that his hat-trick can earn him more game-time in the Premier League. However, this won't be easy given the presence of the untouchable Harry Kane.