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Villa Park (ATT 36,008) 6th May 2012 - Kick off 14:00 Ref: L Probert

A Villa Aston Villa vs Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham

A Villa 1

C Clark (35)


Tottenham 1

D Rose (S/O 49)
E Adebayor (pen 62)

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  2. FULL TIME: Massive disappointment for the ten men of Spurs, but a valuable point for Aston Villa to help with their fight against relegation. Ciaran Clark's deflected effort opened the scoring for the home side before Danny Rose was sent off the field by referee Lee Probert for a horrible looking challenge on ex-Spurs player Alan Hutton. However, Spurs hit back with Emmanuel Adebayor scored from the spot after Richard Dunne brought down Sandro. Villa are three points ahead of the drop zone now and with their better goal difference, it looks like they're just about safe. Meanwhile, Spurs and Arsenal will battle it out for third spot next weekend. Harry Redknapp's men are at home to Fulham while Arsenal travel to West Brom.

  3. 90+7

    The clock ticks and VIlla have a throw. Referee Lee Probert finally blows his whistle for full-time.

  4. 90+6

    YELLOW CARD: Chris Herd is caught by Sandro and the midfielder is booked.

  5. 90+5

    Villa have the ball in the Tottenham half and Stephen Ireland dives in to make a challenge.

  6. 90+4

    GREAT HEADER! Sandro's ball in headed out superbly by James Collins.

  7. 90+3

    Spurs win a throw down in Villa territory and Bale's long throw is headed out by Carlos Cuellar, but it's another Spurs corner.

  8. 90+2

    That comes to nothing as Bale looks to take everyone on but has to settle for a throw.

  9. 90+1

    Alex McLeish is up on his feet as William Gallas is caught by Nathan Delfouneso for a free-kick on halfway.

  10. 90

    We're going to have SIX MINUTES of stoppage time at Villa park. Still no Jermain Defoe for Spurs!

  11. 89

    SUBSTITUTION: Scott Parker replaces Rafael Van der Vaart as Redknapp makes his first change.

  12. 88

    Spurs are dominating possession now as Kyle Walker's cross is headed over by Emmanuel Adebayor.

  13. 87

    Sandro is brought down by Ciaran Clark for a free-kick and Kyle Walker's cross is headed away.

  14. 86

    Corner number 19 for Spurs now...I think, and James Collins heads away.

  15. 85

    Ciaran Clark looks for the run of Nathan Delfouneso and still Harry Redknapp ha't made a change with both Jermain Defoe and Scott Parker close to coming on moments ago.

  16. 84

    Emmanuel Adebayor fells Stephen Warnock for a free-kick to Villa.

  17. 83

    N'Zogbia is hobbling off the field, but is quickly back on and he'll need to because McLeish has made all his changes.

  18. 82

    Charles N'Zogbia is down on the ground and in need of some attention.

  19. 81

    Gareth Bale twists and turns before firing hsi right-foot shot towards goal but Shay Given holds on.

  20. 80

    Gareth Bale picks out Rafael Van der Vaart on the edge of the box, but the Dutchman fails to hit the target.

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Barclays Premier League
Pos Team P Pts
1 Chelsea 38 87
2 Manchester City 38 79
3 Arsenal 38 75
4 Manchester United 38 70
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 64
6 Liverpool 38 62
7 Southampton 38 60
8 Swansea City 38 56
9 Stoke City 38 54
10 Crystal Palace 38 48
11 Everton 38 47
12 West Ham United 38 47
13 West Bromwich Albion 38 44
14 Leicester City 38 41
15 Newcastle United 38 39
16 Sunderland 38 38
17 Aston Villa 38 38
18 Hull City 38 35
19 Burnley 38 33
20 Queens Park Rangers 38 30