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Spurs 2 – Villa 1: The Lilywhites celebrate win at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

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Tottenham Hotspur snatched all three points from Aston Villa in a 2-1 victory on Sunday, at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Spurs were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 3-1 to Arsenal. Villa were coming from consecutive wins against Manchester United and Everton. As it stands, Spurs are in 8th place, with 12 points from 7 matches, while Villa sit in 10th, with 10 points from 7.

It was an impressive opening from Spurs, with Pierre Hojbjerg finding the net in the 27th minute, finalising the first half 1-0.

Villa took the lead in the second half, thanks to a goal from Ollie Watkins at the 67 minute mark. The Lilywhites managed to edge ahead with a goal from Lucas Moura in the 71st minute and seeing the game end 2-1.

For Spurs, Giovani Lo Celso and Bryan Salvatierra, came on for Tanguy Ndombele and Lucas Moura. Villa brought on Emiliano Buendia and Bertrand Traore, to replace Jacob Ramsey and Kortney Hause.

There were bookings for Oliver Skipp and Cristian Romero from Spurs, and Jacob Ramsey, for Villa.

Spurs will next travel to Newcastle United, while Villa will face Wolverhampton Wanderers at home.

Technical card:
Tottenham Hotspur: Hugo Lloris, Emerson, Cristian Romero, Eric Dier, Sergio Reguilon, Tanguy Ndombele (Giovani Lo Celso, min.76), Pierre Hojbjerg, Oliver Skipp, Harry Kane, Lucas Moura (Bryan Salvatierra, min.89) and Heung Min Son
Aston Villa: Emilano Martinez, Tyrone Mings, Kortney Hause (Bertrand Traore, min.80), Ezri Konsa, Matty Cash, John McGinn, Douglas Luiz, Jacob Ramsey (Emiliano Buendia, min.69), Matt Targett, Ollie Watkins, Danny Ings and Lucas Moura
Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Goals: Pierre Hojbjerg (1-0, min. 27), Ollie Watkins (1-1, min. 67) and Lucas Moura (2-1, min. 71)

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