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Aston Villa vs. Tottenham Hotspur Women: game time, lineups, and how to watch online

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Yes, there IS Tottenham Hotspur football today! The men’s match at Brighton & Hove Albion scheduled for this morning is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak at Hotspur Way, but Tottenham Hotspur Women have (as far as we know) no such restrictions. Their WSL match at Aston Villa is set to go on as expected and today they are at Bank’s Stadium in Walsall to face 10th place Aston Villa.

Spurs Women started the WSL season like a house on fire, and have put together some of their most impressive results since joining the top flight, including an away win at last season’s runners up Manchester City and a hard-fought draw at home to Arsenal, their first ever result against their rivals. But their last match two weeks ago was disappointing — Spurs fell 1-0 at West Ham on November 21 in a match that also saw them lose attacking midfielder r Kit Graham to an ACL injury for the rest of the season.

Spurs will now need to find offense from players such as Rachel Williams, Chioma Ubogagu, and Kyah Simon if they are going to keep their improbable push for a top three finish alive.

Aston Villa meanwhile have found life difficult in their second season in the top flight. Villa have three wins against Birmingham, Leicester, and (improbably) Brighton thus far but are way underwater in GD. Like Spurs, they’ve also found it tough to find the back of the net with only five goals thus far. Spurs will be relying on their defense to keep Villa’s Alisha Lehmann and Remi Allen out, while also taking advantage of whatever chances come their way.

Three points should be within reach for Spurs today, but it might be tricker than what it looks on paper. Villa won this fixture last season at home and with Graham out injured this is not a match they can take for granted.



How to Watch

Sunday, December 12, 2021
1 pm ET / 6 pm BST
Bank’s Stadium, Walsall
TV: Not televised.

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