• Eager anticipation: Young fans with their matchday souvenir scarves ahead of the Premier League clash between Villa and Spurs
  • Good sport: Villa boss Paul Lambert shakes hands with the mascot before the game
  • Early action: Lewis Holtby marshalls Karim El Ahmadi as the game gets underway
  • Full stretch: Sandro of Spurs tackles Gabriel Agbonlahor
  • Giving their all: Andros Townsend and Gabriel Agbonlahor battle for the ball
  • Missed chance: Spurs player Michael Dawson heads wide after outjumping Libor Kozak
  • Man of the moment: Andros Townsend, fresh from his England heroics, celebrates his first Premier League goal for Spurs...
  • ...before the goalscorer (2nd left) is congratulated by team-mates
  • Unfortunate incident: Referee's assistant David Bryan clutches his shirt after he was hit by a smoke bomb thrown from the crowd following the opener
  • Investigation launched: Stewards look for the culprit
  • Helping hand: Referee Phil Dowd (2L) and Michael Dawson and Jan Vertonghen of Spurs speak to referee's assistant David Bryan after he was hit
  • Aerial contest: Jan Vertonghen jumps for the ball with Libor Kozak
  • Great challenge: Roberto Soldado is tackled by Ron Vlaar
  • Portuguese tactician: Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas watches on
  • Crucial strike: Roberto Soldado scores Spurs' second goal at Villa Park...
  • ...he celebrates his second-half goal with midfielder Paulinho, who provided the assist
  • On the Up: Spurs fans celebrate at Villa Park as their side win to go into fifth in the table

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Eager anticipation: Young fans with their matchday souvenir scarves ahead of the Premier League clash between Villa and Spurs