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Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Aston Villa: Ndombele and Kane fire Spurs to first win

Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Aston Villa: Ndombele and Kane fire Spurs to first win

Photo by Marc Atkins/ August curse? Ain’t no thing. Tottenham Hotspur faced a stiff test from a surprising Aston Villa side in their first match of the Premier League season today at Spurs’ home stadium. Despite leaking an early goal to the Villains and going the opening 72 minutes without scoring, Spurs got a goal from Tanguy Ndombele on his debut and a brace from Harry Kane, and Tottenham rolled to a solid 3-1 win. The big, and probably only, surprise of Tottenham’s lineup was Jan Vertonghen’s exclusion from the matchday 18. Early reports suggested a minor injury, but others...
The Sun Aug 9, 2019

Tottenham vs Aston Villa: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Premier League clash

TOTTENHAM and Aston Villa lock horns at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. The Villans earned promotion to the top flight by emerging victorious from the Championship playoffs in May, while Spurs qualified for another season in the Champions League with a 4th-placed finish. What time does […]
How will Tottenham Hotspur line up against Aston Villa?

How will Tottenham Hotspur line up against Aston Villa?

Photo by Naomi Baker/ The season is about to kick off, and Spurs will open at home against a promoted side. Aston Villa are coming off of a few pretty rotten years, but the rebuild is now finally fully underway. Villa are a HUGE club in terms of followers, similar in a lot of respects to Tottenham Hotspur in the mid 2000s, but without the combination of luck and astute investment that propelled Spurs up the table in the Martin Jol & Harry Redknapp eras. In fact, between 2007-2010 Villa finished sixth in the table three consecutive years and looked like the next likely club to make the...

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