Newcastle United 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur – The Magpies and Spurs share the honours after a 2-2 draw

Joy and disappointment for both sides as Newcastle and Spurs can only manage a 2-2 draw
Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Cris Lebron

Cris Lebron

Cris is our author whose career in writing about Premier League lasts exactly the same amount of time he waited for his favorite club to claim the throne of this prestigious league.
Technical card:
Newcastle United: Martin Dubravka, Emil Krafth (Joseph Willock, min.79), Paul Dummett, Jamaal Lascelles, Matt Ritchie, Jacob Murphy (Javi Manquillo, min.83), Jonjo Shelvey, Sean Longstaff, Miguel Almiron, Joelinton and Dwight Gayle (Allan Saint-Maximin, min.71)
Tottenham Hotspur: Hugo Lloris, Japhet Tanganga, Davinson Sanchez, Joe Rodon, Sergio Reguilon, Giovani Lo Celso (Gareth Bale, min.88), Tanguy Ndombele, Pierre Hojbjerg, Lucas Moura (Erik Lamela, min.64), Carlos Vinicius (Heung Min Son, min.46) and Harry Kane
Stadium: St James’ Park
Goals: Joelinton (1-0, min. 28), Harry Kane (1-1, min. 30), Harry Kane (1-2, min. 34) and Joseph Willock (2-2, min. 85)

Newcastle were held to 2-2 draw by Spurs down on Sunday at St James’ Park. Newcastle arrived at the game looking pick up points after losing 3-0 to Brighton & Hove Albion in their last match. Spurs were coming from consecutive wins against Fulham and Burnley. As the table looks today, Newcastle and Spurs currently occupy 17th and 5th spots in the league, with 29 points and 49 points respectively after 30 matches.

The Magpies started the first half well, with Joelinton finding the net, on 28 minutes. However, their lead was short-lived, as an equalizer from Harry Kane at the 30 minute mark, brought Spurs level. Spurs then netted again and turned the match thanks to a 2nd effort from Harry Kane, 34 minutes in. The score at half time was 1-2.

Newcastle took the lead in the second half, thanks to Joseph Willock finding the net just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 2-2.

Both teams used all available substitutes. For Newcastle, Allan Saint-Maximin, Joseph Willock and Javi Manquillo, came on for Dwight Gayle, Emil Krafth and Jacob Murphy, Spurs brought on Heung Min Son, Erik Lamela and Gareth Bale to replace Carlos Vinicius, Lucas Moura and Giovani Lo Celso.

There were bookings for Paul Dummett, Jonjo Shelvey and Miguel Almiron from Newcastle, and Giovani Lo Celso and Japhet Tanganga, for Spurs.

Newcastle will next travel to Burnley, while Spurs will face Sheffield United at home.

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