FM Preview: Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur 26 Dec 2010

Last updated : 25 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Aston Villa prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park at tea-time on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 72 games played, Villans have recorded 30 wins, and Tottenham H. have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was just last season, in November 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 02 OctTottenham H.2 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2009/2010Sat 06 FebTottenham H.0 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2009/2010Sat 28 NovAston Villa1-1Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Sun 15 MarAston Villa1 - 2Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Mon 15 SepTottenham H.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2007/2008Tue 01 JanAston Villa2 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Mon 01 OctTottenham H.4 - 4Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Tottenham H. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Spurs have hit 12 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 17 matches. Tottenham H.'s total of 27 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aston Villa61147144
Tottenham H.633013812

FootyMad's prediction ...

Villans go into their game against Tottenham H. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aston Villa Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Tottenham H. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.