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Tottenham vs. Aston Villa: 6 Things We Learned
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Tottenham Hotspur's early season upward trajectory continued on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Aston Villa at White Hart Lane.

What should have been Jermain Defoe's fifth Premier League goal of the season turned out to be Steven Caulker's first ever in the competition via a fortunate deflection to give Spurs the lead on 58 minutes. Aaron Lennon then doubled the Londoners' lead nine minutes later with a fine individual effort.

The win lifts Spurs up to fifth in the table after seven rounds of fixtures, while Villa are fifth from bottom. 

Here are six things to take away from the clash in North London.

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