The England duo combined for both of Tottenham’s goals against the Premier League’s basement club to help Mauricio Pochettino’s side make a return to winning ways.
The north London side moved to within two points of Premier League leaders Leicester City, who face Newcastle United at King Power Stadium on Monday night.
Former England and Tottenham striker Lineker was full of praise for Alli and Kane after Spurs secured a vital win in the Premier League title race.
Both goals for Spurs have gone to Harry Kane. Both assists to Dele Alli. Both players musts for England's starting eleven.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) March 13, 2016
Tottenham suffered a resounding 3-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash in Germany last week.
Spurs’s 2-0 win against Villa ended a two-game run without victory after a 1-0 loss to West Ham and a 2-2 draw with Arsenal in the north London derby.
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