Premier League – Match-day 13 Sees Tottenham Hotspur take on Newcastle United
Spurs will face Newcastle with a difference of League position of three places. They will be third in the League when they welcome sixth placed Newcastle.
Tottenham Hotspur have so far accrued 23 points in this season of the Premier League
With two wins in a row under his belt, Antonio Conte takes his Spurs team into this game full of confidence, and hopeful of another successive victory.
Also, Spurs keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last 11 fixtures is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. Now they have 7 matches won, 2 games lost and 2 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in third place, with a total of 23 points having won seven meetings, drawn two matches, and lost two games.
When Spurs host Newcastle, they will do so on the back of five victories on their own ground.
A win in this fixture would take Tottenham Hotspur’s points to 26 in the League.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring average of 22 goals (20 from open play and two penalties). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Harry Kane (9), Pierre Hojbjerg (3), and Heung Min Son (3). Spurs have conceded 12 goals.
Spurs are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Antonio Conte is concerned that Sunday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players.
Newcastle United go into this meeting with 18 points secured
Newcastle come to this game on the back of a victory, having beaten Everton 1-0 at St James’ Park.
Also, Newcastle have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. With a sixth position in the league and 4 wins, 1 losses and 6 draws, they currently have 18 points in the League having won four matches, drawn six fixtures, and lost one game.
Newcastle will travel to Spurs with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one win, three draws, and one defeats.
Victory for Newcastle United would take their points tally to 21 so far this season.
Good atacking and defensive team
Newcastle have a solid defence, with only nine goals conceded in their previous fixtures. Newcastle have a good scoring record this season, with 18 netted so far (17 from open play and one penalty). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Miguel Almiron (5), Callum Wilson (3), and Alexander Isak (2).
Newcastle’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Eddie Howe, ahead of this Sunday’s fixture against their opponents.
Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Spurs and Newcastle have faced each other 57 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Spurs’s favour (26 – 23). In addition, Newcastle have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of Spurs in two out of the previous three meetings with them. The last time they played each other in this competition was April 2022 and the score line ended up with a 5-1 win for Tottenham Hotspur.
Other players of note for Spurs are Pierre Hojbjerg and Heung Min Son with three goals and three goals respectively and for Newcastle are Miguel Almiron and Callum Wilson with five goals each.