Eddie Howe’s Newcastle ran away with all three points away from home against Tottenham Hotspur as Antonio Conte suffers second consecutive Premier League defeat in the season.
Tottenham: Lloris(C); Sánchez, Dier, Lenglet; Emerson Royal, Bentancur, Bissouma, Skipp, Sessegnon; Kane, Son.
Newcastle: Pope; Trippier(C), Schär, Botman, Burn; Longstaff, Bruno Guimarães, Willock; Almirón, Wilson, Joelinton.
Tottenham began by launching an attack in the 1st minute of play.
Bentancur won possession and located Son, who charged through the Newcastle lines.
At the edge of the box , he pulled the trigger on a left-footed strike, but Pope was ready and saved it comfortably.
Two minutes later, Spurs had another chance.
Kane had threaded a pass after a Tottenham counter, releasing Emerson down the right. Emerson located Skipp, who traces Son at the edge of the box.
The forward curls a strike, but it was wide off the right post.
It was Son again in the 11th minute after Kane put him through in the middle, but Pope again saved his effort before Newcastle’s defense cleared the rebound.
Tottenham continued to dominate proceedings in the game and were pressing for an opener.
In the 23rd minute, Skipp charged forward through the middle and released Ryan SessegnonSessegnon, who fired a low strike on goal but was cleared by Newcastle’s defense.
Despite taking control of the game and pressing the Magpies into their box, Spurs could not break the goal deadlock.
Newcastle had three clear chances in the first half of the game and surprisingly converted two of them, to the dismay of the home side.
A terrible mistake by Hugo Lloris gave Wilson a chance.
Hugo Lloris had raced to clear a clip over from Newcastle defender Schar, but Wilson was fast enough to pick it up and curled a left-footed shot over Eric Dier into the net, giving the visitors the lead.
Another chance for the visitors came in the 40th minute. It was still a poor play by Lloris.
A poor pass from him to Sessegnon puts the player under heavy pressure from Newcastle attackers, who dispossess him and charged forward for another goal.
It was Almiron who fired a left-footed shot past Lloris to find the second goal.
Newcastle finished the first half strong as they capitalized on Tottenham’s defensive blunders to score two goals before the break.
It was Tottenham still in charge of the game as the second half kicked off. They dominated possession and mounted heavy pressure to find an opening consolation goal.
There was a breakthrough in the 54th minute. Lenglet had flicked Son’s dangerous curl into the box from the right flank.
Harry Kane was there to head home at the back post. A VAR check was conducted for an offside, but it was ruled a goal, giving Spurs hope of a come-back.
After the first goal, Tottenham made some frantic efforts to get their equaliser, all to no avail.
Antonio Conte made some substitutions to chisel the game.
Sessegnon, Skipp, Lenglet, and Sanchez were brought out for Perisic, Lucas, Davies, and Doherty.
Eddie Howe’s men continue to hold on and maintain their narrow lead despite falling behind in possession and attempts on target.
Newcastle substituted Willock, Wilson, and Guimaraes for Murphy, Wood, and Shelvey.
The game entered six minutes of stoppage time, with Tottenham unable to overturn the one-goal deficit.
Eddie Howe and his belligerent magpies ran away with all three points at the London Stadium as Antonio Conte suffered his second consecutive Premier League defeat this season.