Tottenham Hotspur suffered a huge defeat against North London rivals Arsenal in the previous round. Spurs lost 3-1 away at Arsenal and have now suffered three defeats in a row. Nuno’s men were at the top of the table after three games but now are in 11th position due to recent poor form.
Spurs players have scored four goals in six games in the Premier League. Three goals were scored in the first three games and the fourth goal in the previous game. Spurs have been poor in front of the goal but their defensive display helped them to earn victories in the first three matches. The team contests almost 72 defensive duels in a match and win 42 duels out of them. The clearance count per match is also around 21 per match.
Tottenham Hotspur has attacked less from the start of the season. They were missing Harry Kane at the start of the season but even with his presence goal scoring has been a concern for them. Spurs have managed to create 138 positional attacks this season. The average is 21 positional attacks per game. The above viz states that Spurs have the least positional attacks with shots this season. The team only averages three positional attacks with shot per match this season. The shot count is also very low with just two teams below Spurs in the table.
Son Heung-min has been the highest goal scorer for Tottenham this season. The South Korean has scored two winners and one consolation goal in the previous match.
Aston Villa will be on a high after a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Kortney Hause scored from a corner in the 88th minute to hand his side a famous victory.
Aston Villa players have contested a lot of aerial duels this season. The team averages about 40 aerial duels per game and they can win 18 aerial duels per game. Tyrone Mings, Tuanzebe, Konsa, Hause and Watkins have shown some domination in the air. The team has scored nine goals and there have been seven different goal scorers. New signing Danny Ings has been the highest contributor with two goals and two assists this season.
Aston Villa have attempted 63 shots this season and 33% of the shots have been on target. The average shots per 90 minutes are 3.17.
The above figure shows the shot on target for Aston Villa last season. Villa players averaged 4.5 shots on goal per game. New signings except Danny Ings are yet to make a mark this season. Last season top performer Jack Grealish is a notable miss for Villa this season.
Tottenham Hotspur will look to bring their UEFA Conference League form to Premier League and look to earn their first victory after three straight defeats. Aston Villa are on a two-match unbeaten streak and will look to take advantage of Tottenham form.