Tottenham Hotspur suffered a blow to their top-four ambitions as they began 2023 with a 2-0 defeat to Aston Villa at dwelling.
Hugo Lloris‘ mistake within the build-up to Emiliano Buendia‘s opening purpose within the fiftieth minute set the tone for Tottenham as they conceded first for the tenth sport in a row in all competitions.
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Douglas Luiz made positive of the victory for Unai Emery’s aspect along with his 73rd-minute end to go away Tottenham boss Antonio Conte with loads of issues.
Tottenham had the primary actual probability for both aspect within the fortieth minute when Ashley Younger was compelled right into a high-quality goalline clearance from a Harry Kane header after good work from Ivan Perisic.
But it surely was Villa who took the lead after half-time by Buendia’s low drive after Tottenham goalkeeper Lloris spilled a Luiz shot from distance.
And so they surprised Tottenham once more when Luiz darted onto the tip of an excellent cross from John McGinn to poke previous Lloris and make sure a harmful loss for the north London aspect.