Tottenham give Newcastle a draw at the end and miss the chance to enter the G4

The March disasters seemed to be left behind for the Tottenham. But it just seemed. Playing inside the St. James’ Park this Sunday (04), José Mourinho’s team was in the tie with the Newcastle by 2 to 2, and missed the chance to pack on the Premier League.

The visitors’ goals were scored by Harry Kane, who reached the impressive 19-ball mark in the net, isolating himself in the English Championship’s artillery. Shirt 10 is still the player with the most assists in the competition, with 13.

Brazilian Joelinton and Willock scored for the hosts.

With the tie, the London team missed the chance to enter the vacancy zone for the next edition of Uefa Champions League. Now with 49 points, the Spurs now occupy the fifth place.

The Magpies, on the other hand, who suffer another defeat in the Premier League, continue to be threatened by the risk of relegation, with 29 points in 30 rounds, in 17th position.

Hurricane Kane in action

Pressed by the need to win, Newcastle started better, albeit with less ball possession. But offensive actions, however, took more danger. And he almost saw the scoreboard opened on 19 minutes.

After a long throw, which caught Tottenham’s defense off guard, Dwight Gayle had a chance to score, but stopped twice at Hugo Lloris.

The pressure took effect minutes later.

After an error in Sanchez’s ball, Longstaff found Joelinton at the right end of the area. The Brazilian straightened up and hit the goalkeeper’s exit.

As the summary of the season for Tottenham has been: in the pressure, he calls Kane.

Two minutes after Newcastle’s goal, the striker took advantage of the huge vacillation of the opponent’s defense and showed opportunism to make everything equal in the match.

Without learning the lesson of the first goal, the defense of the Magpies continued to make room for Harry Kane. And shirt number 10 remained lethal.

After receiving a precise shot from Ndombélé, the center forward advanced in the area and gave a strong cross shot, with no chance of defense for Dúbravka, turning the score.

As in the initial stage, Newcastle gave the ball to Tottenham and bet on speeding to try to achieve equality. The chances of danger, however, were still slim.

At the first good opportunity, Joelinton had the opportunity to score again, but narrowly missed.

Taking advantage of Tottenham’s little effectiveness in the match, Newcastle reached equality in one of the moments of little Spurs defensive organization with Willock, in the 40th minute of the second half.

And now?

After this weekend’s game, Newcastle will return to the field next Sunday (11), when they will face the Burnley visiting Turf Moor. Tottenham, on the same day, will face the classic against Manchester United, in London.


0c81773a-d16c-4971-8eae-face03a724bf.png GOALS: Joelinton (28 ‘) and Joseph Willock (85’) for Newcastle; Harry Kane (30 ‘and 34’) for Tottenham

361.png&h=40&scale=crop&w=40&location=or NEWCASTLE: Dubravka; Krafth (Willock), Lascelles and Dummett; Murphy (Manquillo), Shelvey, Longstaff and Ritchie; Almirón, Gayle (Saint-Maximin) and Joelinton

367.png&h=40&scale=crop&w=40&location=or TOTTENHAM: Lloris; Tanganga, Sánchez, Rodon and Reguilón; Ndombele, Hojbjerg, Lo Celso (Bale) and Lucas Moura (Lamela); Carlos Vinicius (Son) and Harry Kane

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