Spurs have picked up seven points from their last three matches to maneuver to within four points of fourth-placed Chelsea within the table, while Villa currently occupy 17th position within the division.
Tottenham have a formidable record at Villa Park – they need not been beaten on their last nine visits and that they have won their last five away trips at Villa with a combined scored of 14-1.
How they might love for that trend to continue on Sunday. Back-to-back wins have reignited Tottenham’s hopes of a top-four finish
but Villa are on the proper side of the line – just – and have developed a habit for unexpected wins at just the proper time.
The big question for Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is whether or not to continue with Tanguy Ndombele
from the beginning after his frustrating yet occasionally brilliant hour against Southampton.
Tottenham are without an away win within the league since December 15, though,
and only have the 14th-best record on their travels within the top flight this term, learning just 11 points from 12 matches.
The capital outfit have won 10 of their last 11 meetings with Villa altogether competitions,
however, including a 3-1 success at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium earlier this season.
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Aston Villa vs Tottenham Team News
Villa will again be without the services of John McGinn, Tom Heaton, Jed Steer and Wesley,
while Keinan Davis is facing two to 3 weeks out with a hamstring problem.
Central defender Ezri Konsa is out there having recovered from the thigh injury that he sustained against Bournemouth,
though, and will again line up during a back three.
Grealish and Anwar El Ghazi, meanwhile, are likely to support January signing Mbwana Samatta,
who got off the mark in terms of goals for his new club at the Vitality Stadium.
As for Tottenham, Harry Kane, Moussa Sissoko and Juan Foyth are still on the treatment table,
while Erik Lamela faces a late fitness test as he looks to beat a thigh issue.
Giovani Lo Celso is out there following a groin problem, though,
and therefore the Argentina international could line up alongside Harry Winks and Tanguy Ndombele within the middle of the park.
Lucas Moura and Son Heung-min could again be joined in attack by January arrival Steven Bergwijn,
while Japhet Tanganga should get the nod at left-back over Ryan Sessegnon.
Aston Villa defender Ezri Konsa is probably going to stay his place after overcoming the thigh problem that forced him off against Bournemouth.
Danny Drinkwater has recovered from the calf injury that caused him to miss that match.
Tottenham defender Ben Davies is back for the primary time since suffering an ankle injury in November.
Giovani Lo Celso is fit again but Erik Lamela faces a fitness test and Harry Kane and Moussa Sissoko remain out.
Aston Villa vs Tottenham Line Up
Aston Villa possible starting lineup:
Reina; Hause, Mings, Engels; Guilbert, Nakamba, Luiz, Targett; Grealish, Samatta, El Ghazi
Tottenham possible starting lineup:
Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Tanganga; Lo Celso, Winks, Ndombele; Lucas, Son, Bergwijn
Aston Villa vs Tottenham Head-to-head
Tottenham are unbeaten in their past eight league visits to Villa Park, winning the last four during a row. Villa haven’t beaten Spurs reception since January 2008.
Villa’s only win within the last 16 Premier League meetings was 1-0 at White Hart Lane in April 2015.
How to follow Aston Villa vs Tottenham
TV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Event channels,
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