Half-time at Villa Park: Aston Villa 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

Like it or not, VAR returned to grab everyone’s attention.

Toby Alderweireld netted at both ends to set the tone. But it’s Spurs who lead at the break after Son followed up to score after his initial penalty had been saved by Pepe Reina.

The home crowd expressed their disapproval after Bergwijn was adjudged to have been felled by Bjorn Engels. The argument rages on in the stands.

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