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Spurs pounce on Shelvey dismissal

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A clever Newcastle opening was totally undermined by a impulse of stupidity by Jonjo Shelvey as they were beaten 2-0 by Tottenham Hotspur during St James Park on Sunday.



  • Newcastle 0 Tottenham Hotspur 2
  • Dull initial half
  • Shelvey sent off
  • Alli opens scoring
  • Davies adds a second

Match Summary

After a bad initial half, entertainment-wise, a compare was flipped on a conduct moments after a mangle when Shelvey was righteously sent off for stamping on Dele Alli.

Spurs done full use of their man-advantage, holding a lead by Alli in a 61st notation before Ben Davies finished a scoring 9 mins later.

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👏Thoroughly deserved, lads! 🔥🙌 #COYS #THFC

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With not most to scream about for neutrals, Newcastle fans would’ve taken heart from their initial half opening opposite Tottenham.

Much has been pronounced about their struggles during a behind in a Championship final season, though they honestly had a London outfit looking out of sorts and out of ideas for a opening 45 minutes.

While not handling a singular shot on aim themselves, a Magpies singular a visitors to shots from operation and nothing of them unequivocally threatened Rob Elliot’s goal.

The Premier League tie took on a totally opposite complextion after half time.

It all began with a late plea from Alli on Shelvey 3 mins into a second period, with a former being blown adult for a foul. However, as a Newcastle male went to Alli to collect a ball, he seemed to mount on his ankle in full perspective of a arbitrate and warranted himself a red card.

Spurs immediately took a ascendacy and began peppering Newcastle’s idea with chances and found a breakthough in a 61st minute.

A informed pairing from final season, with Christian Eriksen lifting a poetic round into a box for a onrushing Alli, who slid in a well-timed finish to put a visitors ahead.

Just 9 mins later, a miraculous flitting pierce involving Mousa Dembele, Harry Kane and Eriksen saw a latter laying a round off for Davies to lash a round past Elliot and secure a 2-0 win for Tottenham.

Kane came agonisingly tighten to creation it 3-0 in blocking time, though saw his strike come crashing behind off a post to continue his record of carrying never scored a Premier League idea in August.

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