NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Newcastle United destroys Tottenham Hotspur 6-1 with goals of Jacob Murphy (2′), Joelinton (6′), Jacob Murphy (9′), Alexander Isak (19′), Alexander Isak (21′) and Callum Wilson (68′). On the opposite side, Tottenham Hotspur scored with Harry Kane (49′). Newcastle United capitalized on its better ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the St. James’ Park stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was David Coote who was helped by Simon Bennett and Tim Wood. The 4th official was John Brooks. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.1 degrees Celsius or 50.22 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
- 57 Ball Possession 43
- 25 Total 11
- 8 On Target 3
- 5 Off Target 5
- 12 Shots blocked 3
- 135 Attack 69
- 65 Dangerous attack 23
- 103 Ball safe 77
- 13 Free Kicks 9
- 0 Penalties 0
- 9 Corners 3
- 7 Total 13
- 0 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
Newcastle United was in firm control of the ball 57% while Tottenham Hotspur was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Newcastle United was putting more pressure with 65 dangerous attacks and 25 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Newcastle United won the match.
Newcastle United shot 25 times, 8 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, Tottenham Hotspur shot 11 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.
Newcastle United didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Tottenham Hotspur received 3 yellow cards (Dejan Kulusevski, Oliver Skipp and Cristian Romero).
After playing this match, Newcastle United will have 59 points like Manchester United to sit in the 3rd place. Talking about the opposition, Tottenham Hotspur will stay with 53 points to hold in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Newcastle United will play away with Leeds United on the 13th of May with a 3-2 head to head stats in favor of Newcastle United (3 draws).
Tottenham Hotspur will play away agasint Aston Villa on the 13th of May with a 19-5 head to head stats in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (7 draws).
Newcastle United – Formation
Newcastle United adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Eddie Howe decided to play with the following team: Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier , Fabian Schär , Sven Botman , Dan Burn , Sean Longstaff , Bruno Guimarães , Joe Willock , Jacob Murphy , Alexander Isak and Joelinton .
The home team had on the bench: Elliot Anderson, Miguel Almirón, Callum Wilson , Matt Targett, Javier Manquillo , Matt Ritchie, Martin Dúbravka, Anthony Gordon and Jamaal Lascelles .
Newcastle United could not rely on the presence of Anthony Gordon (injured) and Jamaal Lascelles (injured).
Newcastle United made 5 changes: Jacob Murphy for Miguel Almirón (66′), Alexander Isak for Callum Wilson (66′), Kieran Trippier for Javi Manquillo (70′), Bruno Guimarães for Anthony Gordon (70′) and Fabian Schär for Jamaal Lascelles (74′).
Best player: Jacob Murphy
The player that probably impressed the most for Newcastle United was Jacob Murphy.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 20 passes (70% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 3 crosses.
Tottenham Hotspur – Formation
Also Tottenham Hotspur adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Cristian Stellini played with: Hugo Lloris, Pedro Porro , Cristian Romero , Eric Dier , Ivan Perišić , Pape Matar Sarr , Oliver Skipp , Pierre-Emile Højbjerg , Dejan Kulusevski , Harry Kane and Heung-min Son .
They had on the bench: Japhet Tanganga, Clément Lenglet, Fraser Forster, Richarlison, Romaine Mundle, Davinson Sánchez , Alfie Devine, Ben Davies and Arnaut Danjuma .
Tottenham Hotspur could not rely on the presence of Fraser Forster (injured).
Tottenham Hotspur made 4 changes: Pape Matar Sarr for Davinson Sánchez (23′), Hugo Lloris for Fraser Forster (46′), Dejan Kulusevski for Arnaut Danjuma (72′) and Heung-min Son for Richarlison (83′).
Best player: Harry Kane
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Tottenham Hotspur was Harry Kane.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 24 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.