Tottenham Come From Behind To Beat Aston Villa In Premier League Opener

Tottenham came from behind to beat Aston Villa 3-1 to secure three points in their first game of the new Premier League season.

Last season's Championship playoff winners opened the scoring through John McGinn. He scored in the 9th minute to give his side an early lead after coolly tucking away from inside the box.

Image: PA
Image: PA

The hosts failed to break down Villa's defence until the 73rd minute. Spurs new boy Tanguy Ndombele scored a superb 20-yard strike to level proceedings.

Harry Kane then bagged a quickfire brace to record victory. The England striker smashed home to put his team in front before making it three in stoppage time.

Spurs' stunning second-half performance earned them all three league points.

FT: Tottenham (Ndombele 73', Kane 86', 90') 3 - 1 Aston Villa (McGinn 9')

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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