Tottenham Hotspur took on Aston Villa in the Premier League 7th round at home, viz. at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. And, as you can see for yourself in Premier League football results, Spurs beat Aston Villa 2-1 in the end.
So, after three consecutive Premier League defeats in a row, Nuno Espirito Santo’s men have finally claimed a victory now. They are currently placing 8th in the EPL standings.
Meanwhile, in another Premier League football match, Crystal Palace and Leicester City tied 2-2. Also, in one of these recent EPL football scores, West Ham United lost an away match at Brentford by 1-2.
Premier League Football Results – Spurs Beat Aston Villa 2-1
In Tottenham Hotspur – Aston Villa, Harry Kane almost opened his Premier League goalscoring account when he struck a quickly-taken free-kick.
This strike caught Emiliano Martinez off his line but the Argentinian goalkeeper eventually managed to slot the ball away.
The hosts scored minutes later when Son Heung-min assisted in his 11th home goal involvement in 12 Premier League matches.
The star striker won the ball back from the enemy, drove forward, and squared the ball to Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg. The latter, in his turn, put the ball into the bottom corner of the net.
Dean Smith’s side, however, bravely showed no signs of accepting defeat. In fact, Ollie Watkins ghosted behind Eric Dier so as to slot in Matthew Targett’s whipped cross.
Before Villa could settle, Son was on the attack again setting Spurs’ second up sprinting into the penalty area. And this is where he found Lucas Moura at the back post. With ease, the Brazilian slotted the ball into an empty net.
Crystal Palace – Leicester City 2:2
Goals: Olise 62’, Schlupp 72’ – Iheanacho 31’, Vardy 37’
Tottenham Hotspur – Aston Villa 2:1
Goals: Hojbjerg 27’, Lucas 71’ – Watkins 67’
West Ham United – Brentford 1:2
Goals: Bowen 80’ – Mbeumo 20’, Wissa 90+5’