Villa scrape point against ten-man Spurs

Aston Villa 1 Tottenham 1

Aston Villa 1 Tottenham 1

Skipper Gareth Barry's superb strike rescued Aston Villa's unbeaten record and spared striker Juan Pablo Angel's blushes in a pulsating Premiership clash with Martin Jol's side who finished with 10 men.

Angel sent his spot-kick wide after Spurs defender Calum Davenport had been red-carded for a professional foul and then with 14 minutes remaining headed a Jermain Defoe corner into his own net.

But Barry salvaged a point although Spurs will take satisfaction from gaining their first away point of the campaign.

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