Two early goals were enough for Bournemouth to earn a 2-1 away win over Aston Villa on Saturday and leave their newly promoted hosts pointless after two games of the new Premier League season.
Villa got off to the worst possible start as Tom Heaton, making his home debut, brought down Callum Wilson in the penalty area inside 40 seconds, with Josh King sending the goalkeeper the wrong way from the spot.
Things went from bad to worse in the 12th minute as a mistake from Douglas Luiz, another close...
They made hard work of it, but Spurs eventually broke a stern Aston Villa resistance to win 3-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to open their Premier League account at the first time of asking.
Harry Kane was at his clinical best as he scored two late goals to break Villa hearts, while a debut goal for Tanguy Ndombele drew his side level after a John McGinn strike against the run of play frustrated the home side for large spells.
The toughest test of all is next up for Mauricio Pochettino's men,...
Harry Kane got straight into the groove with two late goals as Tottenham Hotspur recovered from an early setback to beat promoted Aston Villa 3-1 at home on Saturday.
Villa, back in the top flight after three seasons away, looked set to mark their return in style as they hung on tenaciously to John McGinn's ninth-minute opener.
But Tottenham's record signing Tanguy Ndombele fired home a debut goal in the 73rd minute to break Villa's resistance.