Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur beats Newcastle United 3-2

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Tottenham Hotspur conquered Newcastle United.

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Tottenham Hotspur topped Newcastle United. Tottenham Hotspur was vastly superior ball possession (64%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

J. Shelvey received a red card (83′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Newcastle United lost the match.

The match was played at the St. James Park stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Andre Marriner who had the assistance of Richard West and Scott Ledger. The 4th official was Andy Madley. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.8 degrees Celsius or 56.75 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 93%.​

Match Statistics

Tottenham Hotspur was in firm control of the ball 64% while Newcastle United was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

Tottenham Hotspur was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Tottenham Hotspur won the contest.​

Newcastle United shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Tottenham Hotspur shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target.


Newcastle United received 5 yellow cards (S. Longstaff, C. Clark, I. Hayden, J. Shelvey and Joelinton). On the other side, Tottenham Hotspur received 1 yellow card (Emerson Royal).

J. Shelvey (Newcastle United) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (83′).

After playing this match, Newcastle United will stay with 3 points like Burnley to stay in the 19th place. On the opposite side, Tottenham Hotspur will have 15 points like Liverpool to move down in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 2'

    C. Wilson

    J. Manquillo

  • 17'

    T. Ndombele

    S. Reguilon

  • 22'

    H. Kane

    P. Hojbjerg

  • 34'

    S. Longstaff

  • 45'

    Son Heung-Min

    H. Kane

  • 54'

    C. Clark

  • 60'

    J. Shelvey

    S. Longstaff

  • 64'

    Emerson Royal

  • 68'

    I. Hayden

  • 77'

    R. Fraser

    C. Wilson

  • 77'

    J. Murphy

    J. Willock

  • 78'

    J. Shelvey

  • 83'

    J. Shelvey

  • 89'

    E. Dier (OG)

  • 90'


  • 90'


Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Newcastle United will play away with Crystal Palace on the 23rd of October with a 8-4 head to head stats in favor of Newcastle United (4 draws).

Tottenham Hotspur will play away agasint West Ham United on the 24th of October with a 16-8 head to head stats in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (6 draws).

Newcastle United – Formation

Newcastle United started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Steve Bruce decided to play with the following team: Karl Darlow (6.1), Javier Manquillo (7.1), Jamaal Lascelles (7.3), Ciaran Clark (7.1), Matt Ritchie (6.7), Isaac Hayden (6.2), Allan Saint-Maximin (7.0), Joe Willock (6.4), Sean Longstaff (6.4), Joelinton (5.7) and Callum Wilson (7.3).


Newcastle United made 3 changes: S. Longstaff for J. Shelvey (60′), C. Wilson for R. Fraser (77′) and J. Willock for J. Murphy (77′).

Best player: Jamaal Lascelles

The player that probably impressed the most for Newcastle United was Jamaal Lascelles.

His rating is (7.3) with 42 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 9.

Tottenham Hotspur – Formation

Tottenham Hotspur started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo played with: Hugo Lloris (6.1), Emerson Royal (6.8), Cristian Romero (6.8), Eric Dier (6.6), Sergio Reguilón (6.3), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (8.3), Oliver Skipp (6.8), Lucas Moura (7.2), Tanguy Ndombélé (7.2), Heung-Min Son (6.8) and Harry Kane (7.9).


Tottenham Hotspur decided to remain with the initial team without doing any substitution.

Best player: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg

The player that probably impressed the most for Tottenham Hotspur was Pierre-Emile Højbjerg even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.3) with 99 passes (95% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 15. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League

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