Newcastle United 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

Match summary

11 Aug 2018
Premier League - Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur
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Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Dele Alli handed Tottenham Hotspur a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United.

Spurs took the lead on eight minutes when Vertonghen headed in, with the Goal Decision System showing the ball crossed the line by just nine millimetres.

Joselu drew Newcastle level just two minutes and 36 seconds later when he headed in Matt Ritchie's cross.

Yet Spurs restored their lead on 18 minutes when Serge Aurier picked out Alli to nod in at the back post.

Mohamed Diame and substitute Salomon Rondon struck the woodwork in the second half as Newcastle sought an equaliser in vain. 

See: Newcastle report | Spurs report

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Newcastle: 18 Aug v Cardiff (A)
Spurs: 18 Aug v Fulham (H)

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