🚨 Tottenham thump Newcastle 5-1 to move into the top four

Tottenham Hotspur roared into the Premier League high 4 with a simple 5-1 come-from-behind win over Newcastle United on Sunday night. 

Spurs had gained their earlier two matches going into the competition on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and have been seeking to make it 5 wins of their final six matches. 

They received off to a cushty begin in opposition to a facet struggling within the backside half, though clear possibilities have been exhausting to come back by within the opening half. 

Surprisingly, it was Newcastle that took the lead within the thirty ninth minute when Fabian Schar cleverly discovered the underside nook from a freekick simply exterior the field. 

The objective was nevertheless subjected to a VAR evaluate with checks set to determine whether or not or not there was a handball within the buildup. 

The lead nevertheless lasted solely two minutes as Heung-Min Son performed a neat lofted go into the field for Ben Davies, who beat the defender within the air and planted a header into the suitable facet of the objective from shut vary. 

Three minutes into the second half, Matt Doherty made it 2-0, heading residence a Harry Kane ball previous the keeper in what was an ideal restart.

Newcastle appeared completely misplaced as Spurs stretched them, and unsurprisingly made it 3-1 within the 54th minute when Son splendidly timed his run onto a cross and thundered the ball from deep contained in the field into the left facet of the web.

It received from dangerous to worse for the guests as Emerson Royal made it 4-1 within the 63rd minute, latching on to a Matt Doherty ball to neatly end previous the goalkeeper.

There was nonetheless time to make it 5-1 as Steven Bergwijn got here off the bench to spherical up the win, latching on to an outstanding go contained in the field and firing a low shot in off the left publish. 

The win took Spurs to 54 factors, the identical as Arsenal, who play Crystal Palace on Monday night time. 

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