Newcastle Move Above Manchester United With a Convincing Win Against Tottenham

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Newcastle United moved to the sixth place in the Premier League table after defeating Tottenham Hotspur in a shocking encounter.

Two goals were scored in the space of 95 seconds through Newcastle striker Alexander Isak and Anthony Gordon 

A late header from Fabian Schar confirmed the dominant on the Newcastle side against Tottenham Hotspur. It was Ange Postecoglou’s heaviest defeat since taking over as the Tottenham Hotspur manager.

The heavy defeat had dropped the Tottenham Hotspur side to the fifth place on the Premier League table. 

How Newcastle Defeated Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League

In the 8th minute of the game, Tottenham’s Johnson beat Dan Burn and squared the ball to Timo Werner who wasted a glorious chance to put Tottenham ahead.

Alexander Isak scored Newcastle first goal of the game after a series of attack from the Newcastle attack. Tottenham Hotspur failed counter led to Newcastle’s counter attack which produced Newcastle’s first goal. 

Pedro Porro made a horrible mistake by sending the ball into the Tottenham Hotspur box which landed on Gordon’s path who wasted no time to scoring Newcastle second goal of the game.

Harvey Barnes had been a menance for the Tottenham Hotspur as he created yet another chance for Isak but Udogie made an important tackle to stop the Swedish striker from scoring.

Newcastle striker Alexander Isak had a chance to bury Harvey Barnes’ beautiful pass but Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Vicario was quick to gather the ball.

In the 43rd minute of the game there was a little VAR review for Burn high foot which caught Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Bentancur. 

In the second half, the Newcastle side continue from where they stopped as they continue to hamper Tottenham Hotspur defense who struggled to come out of the back.

In the 50th minute of the game, Timo Werner tested Newcastle’s goalkeeper, Dubravka from distance. The Slovakia goalkeeper made an impressive save to stop Tottenham from scoring.

Isak scored in the 51st minute to put Newcastle in the driving sit. It is a very easy goal for the Sweden International who didn’t waste anytime in scoring the goal.

In the 63rd minute of the match, the Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Vicario was tested from a long distance by Anderson who had all the chances in the world to hit the ball.

Newcastle hit the Tottenham goal post in the 80th minute of the match. The Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper, Vicario, couldn’t get his hands on the ball.

Newcastle fourth goal came from a powerful header from Schar. The goal made Tottenham Hotspur fans to quickly exit the stadium.

What Next For Newcastle United And Tottenham

The Newcastle side will play against Crystal Palace  on April 24, 2024 at 8:00 pm. It is a must win for the Newcastle side who are looking forward to qualifying for the Champions League next season.

Tottenham Hotspur on the other hand will face the current Premier League leader, Arsenal, on April 28, 2024 at 2:00 pm. The Tottenham Hotspur team had been tipped to decide the winner of the Premier League at the end of the season.

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