Two goals by Richarlison helped Tottenham to crush Newcastle

Football news 10 dec 2023, 13:26
Two goals by Richarlison helped Tottenham to crush Newcastle Photo: Author unknown

In the final match of the 16th round in the English Premier League, Tottenham and Newcastle clashed on the field.

The Spurs, as hosts, took control of the ball right from the start and began creating moments against the Magpies. The guests couldn't withstand the pressure and conceded twice in the first half. Precise strikes by Winks and Richarlison, both assisted by team captain Son Heung-min.

In the second half, the hosts continued to push at Newcastle's goal, resulting in a third goal. Brazilian Richarlison claimed a brace for himself. At the 84th minute, Son, the Korean player, converted a penalty, while the visitors responded with a consolation goal scored by Joelinton.

Thus, Tottenham ended a five-game winless streak, while this was Newcastle's second consecutive defeat. In their previous game, Eddie Howe's side lost 3-0 to Everton.

Tottenham 4-1 Newcastle

Udogie 26, Richarlison 38, 60, Son 84 (penalty) - Joelinton 90+2

Thanks to this victory, Postecoglou's team remains in fifth place, while Newcastle stays in seventh.

Standings provided by Sofascore
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