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Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United

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21 Aug 2019
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Tottenham Hotspur are looking to extend their unbeaten start against a Newcastle United side still seeking their first points.

Steve Bruce attempts to avoid becoming the first permanent Newcastle manager/head coach to lose his opening three Premier League matches.

Team news

Mauricio Pochettino has Son Heung-min back from suspension for Spurs, while Dele Alli has returned to training after a hamstring injury.

But midfielder Tanguy Ndombele is unavailable after sustaining a minor thigh injury in training. He joins Juan Foyth (ankle) and Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring) on the sidelines.

Newcastle expect striker Joelinton to shake off a hip injury sustained at Norwich City. Winger Allan Saint-Maximin (hamstring) will be assessed.

Did you know?

Spurs have won their last four Premier League matches against Newcastle, since a 5-1 defeat on the final day of the 2015/16 season. They have never won five consecutive league matches against the Magpies.

Newcastle have won 21 Premier League meetings with Spurs – only versus Aston Villa, whom they have beaten 22 times, have they enjoyed more victories in the competition.

Mauricio Pochettino's side have lost just once in their last 10 Premier League home matches, winning seven, including a 1-0 triumph over Newcastle in February.

With 73 goals Newcastle have scored more times against Spurs than they have against any other PL team.

Match officials

Referee: Mike Dean Assistants: Dan Robathan; Mark Scholes Fourth official: Graham Scott VAR: Anthony Taylor Assistant VAR: Gary Beswick

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