BBC football Pundit Mark Lawrenson has predicted that Tottenham Hotspur will beat Aston Villa.
He told BBC Sport Online: “I was very impressed with how Tottenham dealt with the challenge of Leeds on Wednesday and they will throw everything at Villa. But these sorts of games suit Villa because of the way they play on the counter-attack.
“But I think striker Jermain Defoe looks so sharp, his partnership with Peter Crouch has improved and winger David Bentley’s form has improved. I think they’ll be a real handful for Villa’s back four.
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