Tottenham Hotspur faced Newcastle on Sunday which ended up Spurs drawing 1-1. Mourinho’s men were formidable from the start, but a last-minute penalty made it 1-1. Infamous Dele Alli was again absent from the squad amid rumours of him leaving for more playing time.
Tottenham Hotspur could have gone 5-0 up in the first half itself. Harry Kane came close twice with Karl Darlow putting up magnificent saves to keep Newcastle in the game. Heung-Min Son hit the pole twice with left-footed outside the box curlers. Lucas Moura finally got the lead via a Harry Kane assist. It was Moura’s first goal in 22 appearances in the Premier League. Spurs had poor finishing which they later repented for.
Son, who was undoubtedly the best player on the pitch, was substituted at half time for Steven Bergwijn. The second half lacked the number of chances and goals, the first half produced. Spurs kept the backline strong and prevented Newcastle to breakthrough. it was a defensively sound performance from Mourinho’s men until the very last minute. A Dier handball caused a penalty to be given at the very hand which saw Callum Wilson equalise.