Tottenham, Aston Villa draw 4-4
London, October 2:
Younes Kaboul scored in injury time to give Tottenham a 4-4 draw with Aston Villa in the English Premier League.
Kaboul’s strike capped a three-goal rally in the final 21 minutes after Tottenham fell behind 4-1 in the 59th.
Dimitar Berbatov put Tottenham ahead in the 20th minute, heading in a corner. Villa replied in the 22nd through Martin Laursen.
Laursen scored his second goal 10 minutes later to put Villa in the lead. Gabriel Agbonlahor added the third in the 40th, winning the ball from Tottenham defender Michael Dawson, twisting into the penalty area and scoring into the far corner.
Craig Gardner made it 4-1 for Villa in the 59th when he scored from a free kick.
Tottenham’s comeback began in the 69th minute. Jermain Defoe hit the post and Pascal Chimbonda scored from the rebound. Keane converted a penalty kick in the 82nd minute for Tottenham’s third goal.
The match marked the 125th anniversary of Tottenham, and several former players took a lap of honour around the field before the match.