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Match Report – Tottenham 0-1 Newcastle




Spurs denied late penalty by VAR after Lascelles and Kane collided

Last Updated: 25/08/19 6:53 pm











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Highlights from Newcastle's 1-0 win at Tottenham in the Premier League.

Highlights from Newcastle's 1-0 win at Tottenham in the Premier League.

Newcastle got a first-half goal gave them a 1-0 victory at Tottenham on Super Sunday.

Newcastle got off the mark in the Premier League thanks to some lax Spurs defending, as record signing Joelinton slotted home for his first goal for the club (27).

VAR then denied Spurs a penalty as Jamaal Lascelles and Harry Kane collided in the penalty area with 12 minutes remaining, before Lucas

 Joelinton scored his first goal for the club after some lax Spurs defending

Joelinton scored his first goal for the Spurs defending

Spurs five points behind Liverpool, while Newcastle remains in the bottom three.

Tottenham: Lloris (6), Walker-Peters (5), Alderweireld (6), Sanchez (4), Rose (4), Winks (5), Sissoko (6), Lamela (4), Lucas (5), Son (5), Kane (5) [19659008] Subs: Eriksen (5), Lo Celso (5)

Newcastle: Dubravka (8), Krafth (7), Schar (7), Lascelles (7), Dummett (9), Hayden (8), Longstaff (8), Almiron (7), Sant-Maximin (NA), Ritchie (7), Joelinton (9)

Subs: Atsu (7 ), Fernandes (NA), Muto (NA)

Paul Dummett

Bruce's Newcastle kick-started season

Tottenham had none of the ball bite early on. Bruce's side predictably sat in, but the guests did not break the break.

Spurs was suspicious, but there was no more place in the XI for Eriksen.

He was benched while Lucas came in for Ndombele.For Newcastle, Longstaff came in for Shelvey, and Sant-Maximin came back for Ki.

Hugh Lloris, although he could have squared for Christian Atsu or Matt Ritchie with Newcastle three versus one.

But Spurs were found to be back at the same time as Ritchie's LOLLIS from 12 yards.

 Harry Kane walks down in the Jamaal Lascelles area of ​​the Jamaal Lascelles lofted ball. Joelinton in a room between Danny Rose and Davison Sanchez. but VAR said no penalty

Harry Kane goes down in the Jamaal Lascelles area, but VAR said no

Spurs did then react as Martin Dubravka parried away Heung-Min Son's half-volley at the far post, but after the break Newcastle sat back in, forcing the hosts wide as Jamaal Lascelles and Fabian Schar clea red everything thrown at them.

Then came the VAR controversy as Lascelles, who lost his footing, looking to connect with Kane, sending him tumbling. Referee Mike Dean initially waved away Spurs' protests, and so did the VAR in what was one of the tightest subjective calls so far this season.

Lucas Moura blasted over Moussa Sissoko's right-wing cross Sissoko center

Bruce will not care after a while

What's next?

Arsenal for the North London derby on Super Sunday, live on Sky Sports at 4.30pm, while Watford at 3pm on Saturday.

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