Aston Villa v Tottenham preview – Defoe doubtful, Lamela to start? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comBig games are coming thick and fast for Paul Lambert and Aston Villa.
The Villans have already faced Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool and will face Manchester City in the Barclays Premier League clash on Saturday.
But before that, they have a tough task ahead to see off the challenges from Tottenham Hotspur in the Capital One Cup tonight.
There is no shortage of motivation for the Villa players as they are heading into this match on the back of a crucial 1-0 victory over Norwich.
Spurs travel to Villa-Park on Tuesday for the third round clash on the back of a 1-0 victory over newcomer Cardiff City. However, with barely 48 hours passed since that match, Andre Villas-Boas has every right to complain and moan about the fixture congestion.
However, both the managers are not taking the competition too seriously. Lambert clearly stated that he is already focusing on the clash with City, ...