London – Tottenham Hotspur ended a run of three successive Premier League defeats as Pierre-Emile Hojberg and a Matt Targett own goal secured a 2-1 home win over Aston Villa on Sunday. It was a much-needed fillip for a Tottenham side who have plummeted down the table since winning their first three games, easing the pressure on manager Nuno Espirito Santo. Son Heung-min failed to score for Tottenham but the industrious South Korean was the architect of their win.
Marc Guehi redeems himself for his own goal, flicking a header for Jeffrey Schlupp to slam home for Crystal Palace's equalizer against Aston Villa.
A dramatic penalty save might have kept the Premier League title race alive. When Riyad Mahrez stepped up to take an 86th-minute spot kick for Manchester City, he knew that converting it would...