Aston Villa 1-1 Tottenham Highlights
Tottenham squandered the chance to reclaim third spot as Villa eased their relegation fears with a vital point.
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Venue: Villa Park
Date: Sunday, 6 May, 2012
Kick off: 14:00
Tottenham are unbeaten in their last six league matches against Aston Villa. Spurs recorded 2-1 victories home and away last season, with Rafael van der Vaart scoring twice on both occasions and Marc Albrighton netting Villa’s goal each time. Emmanuel Adebayor scored both goals in Tottenham’s 2-0 win at White Hart Lane this season.
Spurs have lost just one of their last six matches at Villa Park.
Alex McLeish’s Birmingham side had two points more at the same stage last season (39) than Villa currently have (37) and still ended up being relegated.
They have drawn 16 league matches this season (seven of them 0-0) which is just one short of the Premier League record set by Villa themselves in 2006-07 and Newcastle in 2003-04.
The club need to win their remaining two games to better their lowest ever Premier League points tally of 42 from 2005-06.
Luka Modric’s opening goal against Bolton on Wednesday was Tottenham’s first away from home since they went 2-0 up at Arsenal on 26 February, 66 days ago.
The Bolton victory was their first away from White Hart Lane in the league in 2012.
If they win their last two matches they will finish with 71 points, which will be their highest top-flight tally since the 1986-87 season (also 71 points).