Mourinho saves his ‘match ball’

The Tottenham shelved his sounded disaster in the Europe
League and his defeat in the northern derby of London against him Arsenal with a convincing win in Villa Park that especially relieves his coach, a Jose Mourinho discussed that it saves the furniture for the moment. The goals of Vinicius in the first half and Kane penalty in the second, with a Luke
Moura exalted as a protagonist, they were worth a victory that places the Spurs three points from the posts Champions.

Without Are injured and with Bale waiting his turn on the bench, the Tottenham He used his more granite version to cancel out a Aston Villa who continues to miss much of Jack grealish. The local group only looked at the area of Cries with direct play and set pieces, insufficient plan to threaten some Spurs very firm in Villa Park.

Vinicius advanced to Tottenham at the edge of the half hour of match after a great combination between Moura, Kane that Emiliano led Martinez on a bad start. The ex of PSG recovered the leather in the medullary, advanced with the ill-disposed defense of the villains, threw down a wall with Kane and, from the baseline, he found his compatriot completely alone in the mouth of the goal (29 ’). Vinicius he angrily celebrated his first goal in the Premier, the tenth in his account this season.

The 0-1 strengthened the plan Mourinho and the Tottenham He did not suffer until after the break, when Villa put one more march into the match in search of a tie. Dean smith commanded to press up, the sides began to rise and McGinn, Samson, Traoré and company began to hurt the Spurs between lines. It did not help the interests of the Tottenham the injury of Reguilón on the ankle when being hunted by Bertrand Traoré (48 ‘). The Madrilenian tried to continue but Mou He changed it minutes later.

The game script had already changed in favor of the Aston Villa, who continued to threaten Cries but without too much danger. He had the clearest El-Ghazi, that as soon as he entered the field of play, he crashed a distant shot into the wood (60 ‘). From there, the locals were gradually undone and the Tottenham to sentence.

Harry Kane caused a very clear penalty of Cash and defined from eleven meters to put land in the middle on the scoreboard (68 ‘). The English forward already has 17 goals and equals Salah at the head of the scorers table.

The goal was a blow to the villains, unable to react to the 0-2, and the Tottenham he practically did not suffer to defend his advantage and end the crisis.

0- Aston Villa: Emiliano Martínez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Targett; Sanson (Brakley, 66 ‘), Douglas Luiz, McGinn; Traoré (El Ghazi, 60 ‘), Watkins, Trezeguet (Keinan Davis, 79’).

2- Tottenham: Lloris; Tanganga, Davinson, Rodon, Reguilón (Davies, 56 ‘); Ndombélé (Sissoko, 81 ‘), Hojbjerg, Lo Celso (Bergwijn, 66’) Moura; Vinicius, Harry Kane

Goals: 0-1, Vinicius (29 ‘), Kane (pen.) (68’)

Referee: Mike Dean. He admonished Lo Celso (61 ‘), Cash (74’) Vinicius (83 ‘) McGinn (81’)

Stadium: Behind closed doors at Villa Park