Writer: Lee Lindsay
Date:Monday September 15 2008
White Hart Lane
Spurs take on the mighty Villa in what promises to be an entertaining affair at White Hart Lane!
The game is live on Setanta at 8:00pm.
After last seasons epic 4-4 match, this fixture has the excitement of Christmas or Child Birth wrapped up in just 90 minutes!
Tottenham manager Juande Ramos:
'Villa are a good team, as they were last season.
'They are a team with experience - they play in Europe - they are a tough team and it will be difficult for us.
'It is important to win. After the draw at Chelsea [last Sunday], if we win the match and get three points it will very good for the confidence.'
No new injuries, Carlos Cueller could make his Debut. Martin O'Neill may decide to rotate the squad with the hectic fixture schedule Villa have in the next two weeks.
James Milners electric pace and much needed enthusiasm on Villa's right will be worth watching closely.
Carlos Cueller could make his competitive and Premiership debut. (SPL's player of the season lasy year).
No new injury worries for Ramos.
Roman Pavlyuchenko, Modric.
Villa have not won in eight Premier League trips to Tottenham.
Villa's only victory in 12 visits to the Lane was 2-4 on 15 April 2000 when the mighty Dion Dublin got a brace; since then Villa have picked up four points from a possible 24 at the North London club.
Home and away
League (inc PL): Spurs 51 wins, Villa 48, Draws 31
Prem: Spurs 8 wins, Villa 12, Draws 12
at Spurs only
League (inc PL): Spurs 33 wins, Villa 19, Draws 13
Prem: Spurs 7 wins, Villa 3, Draws 6
2-2 Draw. A close encounter of end to end football keeping both keepers busy. Villa to come away with a share of the spoils.
Thursday - Litex Lovech (away) UEFA Cup.
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Date:Monday September 15 2008
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