SOCCER – ‘Villans’ win in London and extend Tottenham’s woes (see objectives) (England)

Aston Villa beat Tottenham this Sunday afternoon, at their stadium, in London, with 2-0, in the opening assembly of the Premier League on the primary day of 2023, a day of 18 matches.

The staff coached by Unai Emery accomplished what has been a profitable season this season because the arrival of the Spanish coach – in the Premier League, they beat Man. United, Brighton and now Spurs, having misplaced ‘solely’ to Liverpool (aside from Man. United, however the League Cup) – in the second half.

A shot from a distance that Lloris dropped and Ollie Watkins took the chance to serve Emiliano Buendia allowed the Argentinian, on 50′, to open the scoring for the Birmingham staff (0-1). “Wicked” went as much as 0-2 in the 73rd minute, when Scotsman John McGinn discovered the Brazilian participant Douglas Luiz in the world of ​​”spurs”, and the South American, strolling, acquired along with his proper foot and with it. didn’t give an opportunity to the French participant of the Londoners (0-2).

With the victory, Aston Villa, who have been in twelfth place at the start of this cycle, caught up with Crystal Palace in the desk: they’re now eleventh, with 21 factors from 17 video games.

Interest: it was the 32-12 months-outdated Swede Robin Olsen, who defended the guests’ purpose, and not the participant of the World Champion, Emiliano (Dibu) Martínez of Argentina, who returned late after the celebrations in Argentina justified the choice of Unai Emery, who. had already warned the South Americans that they weren’t pleased with the delay in reparations…

As for Tottenham, which earlier than the match paid tribute to a different world champion who shone in Argentina in the World Cup in Qatar, in November and December 2022, behind the again of Romero – a tribute to a different former star and the glory of ‘spurs’, compatriot Osvaldo Ardiles, World champion of ‘alviceleste mas in 1978, and in 1984 he received the UEFA Cup for ‘spurs’ – nonetheless on the black wave.

It was the seventh recreation in a row that the staff coached by Antonio Conte allowed two or extra objectives, the identical because the protection of the Londoners, who dropped to fifth place, with the identical 30 factors however now in 17 video games.

Tottenham sees Man. United surpassed him in the struggle for the final place that offers entry to the Champions League in 2023/24: fourth place, the place the ‘crimson devils’, with Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Dalot, now, after successful on 31. December to Wolverhampton (1-0), and Rashford’s purpose, and due to the defeat of ‘spurs’ on the identical day, they’re now three factors forward of the Londoners – 32 factors, to 29 for Tottenham.

Antonio Conte’s staff now has Liverpool in sixth place and solely two factors behind: the ‘crimson’ have 28 factors to 30 for the Londoners.

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