ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Tottenham go fourth after thrashing Newcastle United

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Tottenham Hotspur came back from behind to defeat Newcastle United 5-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.

After thrashing Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur have now won six consecutive Premier League games. Meanwhile, Newcastle United have now lost their last three games.

It was Newcastle United who broke the deadlock in the 39th minute against Tottenham. Fabian Schar scored an amazing free-kick to give the visitors the lead. However, Newcastle United were able to hold on to their lead for only three to four minutes as Ben Davies scored the equaliser.

Both teams went into the first half on level terms. Tottenham created many chances but were not able to find the net. However, Spurs took the lead in the 48th minute through Matt Doherty. Soon after the second goal, Tottenham scored their third goal to double their lead in the 54th minute. Heung Min Son scored the third goal. 

The fourth goal came through Tottenham’s right back, Emerson Royal, just after the hour mark in the 63rd minute. To finish it off, Steven Bergwijn scored the fifth goal in the 83rd minute.

After thrashing Newcastle United, Spurs are now in the fourth position in the Premier League table. Meanwhile, Newcastle United are nine points above the relegation zone in 15th place.

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