Tottenham vs Aston Villa: Live Stream TV and Score Updates (3-1)
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A sobering second half for the Premier League new boys, Tottenham's quality proving too much for Dean Smith's side to deal with in the end. The introduction of Christian Eriksen completely changed the scope of the game. 
19:32a year ago

FT: Spurs prevail after a superb second half, however, Villa will feel this was a chance missed after taking an early lead through McGinn.
19:20a year ago

More on the goal: A stunning finish, calm and collected from the edge of the box Kane strokes the ball into the far corner. 3-1
19:16a year ago

KANE AGAIN!
19:15a year ago

89' Villa's mistakes have came back to haunt them. 
19:15a year ago

Spurs sub: Lamela is replaced by Nkoudou. 2-1
19:13a year ago

More on the goal: Grealish is caught by Lamela in possession, the Argentine's shot is deflected kindly to the feet of Kane who smashes the ball home. 2-1
19:12a year ago

GOAL KANE!!!!
19:11a year ago

80' Appeals from Spurs for handball - it is being checked. 1-1
19:06a year ago

80' 10 minutes remain, can Villa hold on? 1-1
19:05a year ago

78' WHAT A SAVE HEATON! A wonderful strike from Eriksen is denied by the Villa debutant. 1-1
19:03a year ago

76' Spurs now look like they're back in business and have a free kick on the edge of the box. 1-1
19:01a year ago

More on the goal: Quite an incredible strike fro the debutant. Spurs now looking for the winner. 1-1
18:59a year ago

NDOMBELE!!! WHAT A GOAL
18:58a year ago

68' Better from Spurs but they are simply not good enough with the final ball. 0-1
18:54a year ago

65' Kane cuts inside on the edge of the box but Mings, once again, is able to deny the effort on goal. 0-1
18:51a year ago

Spurs sub: Winks makes way for Christian Eriksen. 0-1
18:49a year ago

62' It looks like Eriksen is about to make an appearance.

0-1

18:48a year ago

Sub for Villa: Jota replaces Trézéguet. 0-1
18:44a year ago

57' Spurs are looking desperate now, Ndombele tries his luck from 25-yards out and it does not trouble Heaton at all. 0-1
18:44a year ago

55' Kane takes aim from outside the box but a brilliant block sends the ball out for a corner. 0-1
18:40a year ago

53' Spurs really are beginning to push now. Will they be able to find a quick breakthrough though? 0-1
18:38a year ago

52' McGinn goes down inside the box, the Villa fans appeal but nothing is given. 0-1
18:37a year ago

50' SISSOKOOOOO how has he missed that! 0-1
18:35a year ago

48' Sissoko wins a corner, more positive from Spurs so far. 0-1
18:33a year ago

46' Spurs almost equalise as they start on the front foot as they did in the first half. 0-1
18:31a year ago

46' We are back underway. 0-1
18:30a year ago

The teams are coming back out. Pochettino needs to change something for Spurs to get something from this game.
18:30a year ago

HT: On the whole, a very poor half from Spurs. Villa made the most of Spurs' high defensive line and take a deserved lead into the break. Better football from Spurs towards the back end of the 45 but not good enough on the whole. 
18:17a year ago

45' Kane again! One-on-one with Heaton and he misses the target by quite some distance but he is ruled offside. 0-1
18:15a year ago

45' A delicious cross from Ndombele falls nicely onto the head of Harry Kane but the striker is unable to work Heaton - a golden chance squandered. 0-1
18:14a year ago

42' Sissoko tries his luck from range but his strike whistles wide. 0-1
18:11a year ago

39' Harry Winks strikes from distance and it is not a strike which he will want to remember. 0-1
18:08a year ago

38' Spurs still unable to break this tight Villa backline. The away side are still looking dangerous on the counter-attack. 0-1
18:07a year ago

34' Kane gets his first chance on goal, however, his effort from range sails over the bar. 0-1
18:03a year ago

31' Good work from Walker-Peters down the right side and he manages to win a corner - the corner comes to nothing and Villa almost catch Spurs on the break again. 0-1
18:01a year ago

30' Heavy challenge from McGinn on Rose, free-kick to Spurs on the edge of the half. 0-1
17:59a year ago

28' Villa look like the only side scoring, Spurs lacklustre in attack. 0-1
17:58a year ago

25' Ndombele steals the ball just outside the Villa box but is unable to feed Kane in on goal. 0-1
17:55a year ago

20' Trezeguet is played in on goal but a superb block from Alderweireld saves Spurs' blushes. 0-1
17:50a year ago

17' Spurs appeal for a foul inside the box on Harry Kane but it is waved away by the referee. 0-1
17:46a year ago

15' The goalscorer, McGinn, is down after a hefty challenge on Harry Winks. 0-1
17:44a year ago

13' Kane almosts gets on the end of a long through ball from Alderweireld but a header from Mings just takes the ball away from the striker. 0-1
17:42a year ago

More on the goal: McGinn gets behind the Spurs defence, Rose is unable to deal with the Scot and slips to the floor before the midfielder slots it past Lloris. 0-1
17:39a year ago

McGinn puts Villa ahead!

GOAL VILLA!
17:37a year ago

8' Free-kick for Spurs but it is a terrible delivery from Lamela whose cross/shot misses everyone and goes out for a goal kick. 0-0
17:37a year ago

5' It is all Spurs in these opening minutes, Pochettino's side are not allowing Villa to settle. 0-0
17:35a year ago

4' This time Rose gets his cross on target but Moura is unable to convert - a golden chance. 0-0
17:34a year ago

3' Spurs holding onto the ball well but Rose is unable to divert his cross to the awaiting Harry Kane as Tom Heaton catches with ease. 0-0
17:32a year ago

1' Lucas Moura almost rifles Spurs into the lead with a superb effort from outside the box. 0-0
17:30a year ago

1' We are underway! 0-0
17:29a year ago

A minutes applause is to take place for the late Justin Edinburgh, former Spurs defender. 
17:29a year ago

The teams are out and we are ready for action at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
17:26a year ago

New boys introduced

As for the Premier League new boys, Heaton, Engels, Trezeguet and Wesley all start after putting pen to paper to join the Villians this summer. 
16:50a year ago

However, Jan Vertonghen has missed the game through a minor injury. Christian Eriksen has only made the bench with his future at Spurs still unclear. 
16:49a year ago

Ndombele starts

Tanguy Ndombele makes his Premier League debut for Spurs as he starts alongside both Harry Winks and Moussa Sissoko. 
16:48a year ago

Villa XI

Aston Villa starting XI: Heaton, Taylor, Mings, Engels, El Mohamady, McGinn, Hourihane, Grealish, Trezeguet, El Ghazi, Wesley. 
16:37a year ago

Spurs XI

Tottenham starting XI: Lloris, Rose, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Walker-Peters, Winks, Sissoko, Ndombele, Moura, Lamela, Kane.
16:36a year ago

Team news in the coming moments

Team news coming in the next few minutes, stay tuned. 
16:27a year ago

Our live coverage will pick back up from 4:30pm on Saturday as we bring you the team news as we get it live from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. 
13:16a year ago

Smith expecting big things from Kodija

“I feel Jonathan Kodjia’s game is more suited to the Premier League than it was the Championship. I think he can be a big player for us this season," said Smith. 

“You only have to speak to our players to find out what they think of Keinan Davis. He bullies them in training. I had no qualms in keeping the both of them.”

13:15a year ago

Pochettino on new stadium boost

"We need a boost and every single season is different. We are so happy to start the new season in our new home. We know we cannot use an excuse of playing at Wembley or Milton Keynes for a cup game," he said.

"Now, there is no excuse. But of course football is football. And just because we are playing there, that doesn’t mean we are going to win four titles."

13:14a year ago

Team news (Villa)

Following their impressive victory against Leipzig, it is likely we will see Smith put out a similar starting XI. Douglas Luiz is in contention to feature after being given the green light following his work visa being approved. 
11:35a year ago

Team news (Spurs)

More good news for Villa, Heung-min Son will also miss the game as he continues to serve his three-match suspension after his straight red card in their 1-0 defeat away to AFC Bournemouth last season. 
11:27a year ago

Team news (Spurs)

Spurs will be without both Dele Alli and Juan Foyth who miss the opening game through respective injuries. Alli suffering from another hamstring issue and Foyth the ligament damage suffered against Bayern Munich. 
11:25a year ago

The one that got away

However, missing out on Juventus' Paulo Dybala will be the one which got away for Spurs fans for the next decade. The Argentine was believed to be open to a move but a breakdown occurred when his 'image rights' were unable to be resolved with the third-party owners. 
11:24a year ago

Deadline Day deals

As for Spurs, it was a hectic Deadline Day which saw them complete the signings of Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham and their summer-long target Giovani Lo Celso from Real Betis
11:22a year ago

Big spenders

It was a busy transfer window for both sides this summer, with Dean Smith bringing in a whopping 12 new faces. However, as seen before this could prove problematic should Smith try to include too many of his new players into the starting XI. 
11:19a year ago

Villa too enjoyed a terrific pre-season. The Villians won all five of their fixtures and put three past German side RB Leipzig in their final outing - form which they will be hoping to carry through to Saturday's return to the big time. 
11:08a year ago

Spurs get their 2019/20 campaign underway with a home clash against new boys Aston Villa. The Lilywhites enjoyed a successful pre-season in Asia and then Germany after beating Real Madrid and Bayern Munich to lift the Audi Cup but suffered from a heavy injury to Juan Foyth in Munich. 
11:06a year ago

Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome back to VAVEL UK's live coverage of Tottenham Hotspur vs Aston Villa. The Premier League has finally returned to our screens and we are heading to the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to cap off the first Saturday back of the 2019/20 campaign. Kick-off is 17:30pm BST. 
11:01a year ago
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