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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Villans have won 20 of the 61 games compared to the host's 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2002, the Spurs carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 18 JanAston Villa0 - 1TottenhamPREM
2002/2003Sat 24 AugTottenham1 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2001/2002Sat 29 DecAston Villa1 - 1TottenhamPREM
2001/2002Sat 18 AugTottenham0 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2000/2001Sat 28 AprTottenham0 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2000/2001Sat 11 NovAston Villa2 - 0TottenhamPREM
1999/2000Sat 15 AprTottenham2 - 4Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Villans's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Tottenham see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 12 points from their 12 games played so far, Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Spurs, as the Villans have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
TottenhamLatest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Aston VillaPrevious 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.