Don’t miss out on the complete replay and highlights of the match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United. The game kicks off at 16:30 (GMT) on the 10th of December 2023. The referee for this highly anticipated match is C. Kavanagh. The action takes place at the iconic Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Be sure to catch this England – Premier League, Week 16, Season 2023/2024 showdown.
Tottenham Hotspur vs Newcastle United Full Match Reports
Tottenham Hotspur delivered a resounding 4-1 victory against Newcastle United, securing a crucial win in the Premier League (PL) and sweetening the result by avenging last season’s H2H defeats.
Both teams quickly showcased their attacking prowess, with early exchanges favoring the defenses. Richarlison’s attempts were thwarted by Bruno Guimarães and Fabian Schär, and Ben Davies crucially intervened to deny Alexander Isak a straightforward finish from Anthony Gordon’s cross. Despite Newcastle’s center-backs facing physical challenges, Spurs persisted, and in the 26th minute, Destiny Udogie played the ball to Heung-min Son, who drifted into the box to score his inaugural PL goal.
The hosts continued to dominate proceedings, with Pape Matar Sarr missing an opportunity to double their lead. However, Spurs secured their crucial second goal when Son outplayed Kieran Trippier, setting up Richarlison for a goal, marking his first start in six games.
Newcastle displayed significant improvements after halftime, applying pressure with well-executed ball movement and crosses from Trippier. Spurs, resilient for 15 minutes, seized their moment as Pedro Porro’s excellent pass found Richarlison, who calmly netted his second of the game. Buoyed by this moment, Johnson and Son came close to quickfire goals, while Pedro Porro’s audacious attempt found the net.
In the late stages, Martin Dúbravka fouled Son, conceding a penalty that the captain confidently converted into the bottom corner. This successful day’s work marked the end of Spurs’ five-game winless run, maintaining their fifth position ahead of Newcastle. Despite Joelinton’s consolation goal, Newcastle has only garnered five points in away PL matches this season, a tally surpassed by Luton Town and Sheffield United.
Man of the Match: Heung-min Son (Tottenham Hotspur).