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Tottenham 5 – 1 Newcastle

Tottenham moved as much as fourth within the Premier League desk and piled the stress on rivals Arsenal with a thumping 5-1 comeback win at residence to Newcastle.

Objectives from Ben Davies and Matt Doherty both facet of half-time turned the sport round after Fabian Schar’s free-kick flew previous Hugo Lloris, and Spurs saved their foot on the pedal for a giant win which boosts their perception for the run-in.

Heung-min Son completed a advantageous transfer began by the superb Harry Kane to present Spurs the two-goal cushion they wanted to maneuver above their north London rivals.

It was a person of the match show from Kane, regardless of being a shock absentee from the scoresheet. As a substitute Emerson Royal added a fourth along with his first aim for the membership, and sub Steven Bergwijn raced by means of the centre of a all of a sudden uncovered Newcastle defence to finish the rout.

It is the primary time Spurs have been within the Champions League qualifying spots since September and – with three Premier League wins on the spin – Antonio Conte’s beforehand painfully inconsistent facet appear to be they’re hitting type at simply the appropriate time.

Arsenal – who now have two video games in hand – can reclaim their top-four spot in the event that they choose up some extent at Crystal Palace on Monday Night time Soccer, however the yet-to-be-rearranged postponed derby between the 2 rivals is shaping as much as be doubtlessly decisive.

Matt Doherty celebrates after giving Spurs the lead (AP)
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Matt Doherty scored one and arrange one other from left wing-back

As for Newcastle, what seemed to be a great away day efficiency for 43 minutes fell away badly. They’ve now misplaced their final three however stay 9 factors away from the relegation zone.

This sport marked three years for the reason that first Tottenham match at their new stadium and in that point solely Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool have received extra factors on their very own patch. That residence benefit was clear early on, with Tottenham dominating possession and having as a lot as 83 per cent of the ball within the first quarter-hour.

However Newcastle boast a very good away document at Spurs, having received 4 of their earlier seven and gone unbeaten of their two journeys to the brand new enviornment, and so they did nicely to restrict Spurs to a deflected shot from Rodrigo Bentancur, a Kane shot broad, and an off-target Eric Dier free-kick within the early phases.

Newcastle carried a menace once they did have the ball, too, with Cristian Romero glorious in halting Allan Saint-Maximin after which pulling off a vital block to disclaim Joe Willock from seven yards out.

And it was Eddie Howe’s facet who struck first on 39 minutes – due to a serving to hand from Son, who crashed into Willock on the sting of the field, and goalkeeper Lloris who ought to have performed higher with Schar’s drive in direction of the underside nook.

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Fabian Schar blasts his free-kick previous Hugo Lloris within the Tottenham aim to place Newcastle 1-0 up.

Nonetheless, Son atoned for his error simply three minutes later, bending in a lovely cross for Davies to move in his first Premier League aim since 2017.

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Ben Davies headed in Tottenham’s equaliser moments after Newcastle had taken the lead.

Tensions have been operating excessive moments earlier than the half-time whistle sounded, with Joelinton, Bentancur and Saint-Maximin all booked after some pushing by the touchline, however Spurs utilized their power extra positively three minutes after the restart, with Doherty – taking part in in an unfamiliar left wing-back function – darting in to move residence on the again publish from Kane’s glorious centre.

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Matt Doherty stoops to move Tottenham in entrance in opposition to Newcastle.

Son fittingly obtained on the scoresheet on 54 minutes to drag his facet out of sight – he now has 27 Premier League targets at this floor, greater than some other participant. The most recent was splendidly crafted, with Kane releasing Dejan Kulusevski to select the South Korean within the field.

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Heung Min Son provides a 3rd aim for Tottenham as they lengthen their lead over Newcastle within the second half.

Schar desperately blocked to maintain out Kane quickly after however on a day when Son was joined by some sudden goalscorers, Emerson obtained himself into the six-yard field so as to add that fourth from Doherty’s cross with simply 63 minutes on the clock.

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Emerson Royal will get his boot to the ball to attain Tottenham’s fourth aim as they transfer even additional away from Newcastle.

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Steven Bergwijn will get Tottenham’s fifth aim as they take full management in opposition to Newcastle.

Son was kicking himself for capturing broad from a very good opening and sub Harry Winks bent an effort over the bar as Spurs continued to pile on the stress in opposition to an more and more ragged Newcastle, and it wasn’t a shock to see a fifth go in, with Lucas Moura bundling by means of the center of the park earlier than taking part in in Bergwijn for a cool end.

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Saturday ninth April 5:00pm


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Friday eighth April 7:00pm


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Tottenham journey to Aston Villa within the Premier League on Saturday, April 9 dwell on Sky Sports activities; kick-off 5.30pm.

Up subsequent for Newcastle is a house match in opposition to Wolves on Friday, April 8 additionally dwell on Sky Sports activities; kick-off 8pm.

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