Graham Roberts reacts to Tottenham Hotspur win

Lord Alan Sugar watches the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on May 19, 2013 in London, England.

Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur won against Aston Villa on Saturday.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on...

Former Tottenham Hotspur chairman Lord Sugar has criticised Aston Villa players on Twitter.

During the first half of the Premier League game between Tottenham and Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday evening, Lord Sugar stated on Twitter that players of the visiting team were on the floor all the time.

 

Meanwhile, former Spurs star Graham Roberts has revelled in the win for Mauricio Pochettino’s side and has praised attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen for the impact he made after coming on as a substitute.

John McGinn gave the Villans the lead as early as the ninth minute, and it took Spurs until the 73rd minute to restore parity through Tanguy Ndombele.

Star striker Harry Kane scored his first in the 86th minute and added a second on 89 minutes, as Spurs won 3-1.

Dean Smith head coach of Aston Villa poses for a picture at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on October 15, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Positive start

Tottenham had to work hard for the win against Villa, but at the end of the day, the North London outfit got the job done.

It was a positive start to the season from the North London outfit, as they aim to challenge Liverpool and Manchester City for the Premier League title.

Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur warms up during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 10, 2019 in London, United...

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR team updates

Register for ASTON VILLA team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch