Tottenham vs Newcastle: Tottenham finally got out of their win-loss slump before the international break as they won against Brighton (2-0) and West-Ham (3-1). These back-to-back victories have led them to an away defeat against Manchester United.
Tottenham vs Newcastle: Match details
Match: Tottenham vs Newcastle
Venue: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London
Kick-off: 7.30 pm
Tottenham vs Newcastle: Team Overview
Antonio Conte’s squad has been too tough to handle in the final third in recent games. They managed to win four of their last five top games with a compiled score of 16-4.
Tottenham gaffer Antonio Conte confirmed that Ben Davies should be available this weekend despite sustaining some muscle stiffness while on international duty with Wales.
Hugo Lloris will be the number one keeper for Tottenham in their match against Newcastle. The lineup in front of the French international will be in the formations of 3-4-3.
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Newcastle United will not avail of the services of Callum Wilson, Kiernan Trippier, Isaac Hayden, and Jamal Lewis due to their injuries. Wilson and Trippier are showing great progress in their recovery.
Manager Eddie Howe, in his pre-match press conference, had mentioned that he is hopeful of Jonjo Shelvey, Martin Dubravka, and Fabian Schar about their availability for today’s fixture.
Eddie Howe will stick to the 4-3-3 formation despite the defeats they had faced before the international break. However, the team will see a couple of changes. The star winger Allan Saint-Maximin is likely to start today.
Martin Dubravka will be the number one goalie for Newcastle. The duo of Fabian Schar and Dan Burn will be in front of Dubravka to keep the Kane-Son duo out of the game. Emil Krafth and Matt Targett will serve as the full-backs.
Tottenham vs Newcastle: Possible lineups
Lloris, Romero, Dier, Davies, Doherty, Reguilon, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Kulusevski, Kane, Son
Dubravka; Krafth, Schar, Shelvey, Joelinton; Murphy, Burn, Targett, Willock Wood, Saint-Maximin
Tottenham vs Newcastle: Key stats
Newcastle Since the beginning of the year has not conceded more than one goal in any of their last 11 league encounters.
Spurs have only won two of their last seven league meetings against Newcastle at home (D1 L4).
Antonio Conte’s team has been on a scoring spree recently, scoring at least two goals in eight of their past nine home games in all competitions.
The Lilywhites have won four of their last five Premier League games (L1) after losing four of their first five (W1).
Newcastle has lost eight of their 15 league games on the road this season, and they haven’t beaten the hosts since August of this year, losing two of the last four meetings.
Tottenham vs Newcastle: Key Player to watch
Harry Kane is the axis on which Spurs are spinning. The England captain has not had his finest season to begin, but he has finally found his stride in the Premier League, scoring four goals and adding two assists in his last four outings.
Kane will always be a menace to opposition defenses, whether it’s through his goal-scoring prowess or his ability to make line-breaking passes. Furthermore, the 28-year-old has a good record against Newcastle, having scored seven goals in his last four Premier League games against the Magpies.
Tottenham vs Newcastle: Match Prediction
The Spurs are desperate to find a place in the top four and will be pushing hard. They have shown some consistency in the recent games. Meanwhile, Newcastle comes with a mission to win the game after back-to-back defeats.
When it comes to the performance and other stats, Harry Kane and the company has the chance to win the match against the Magpies. The audience could obviously witness a high-adrenaline game at Wembley.
Man of the match: Son Heung-Min
Match-winner: Tottenham Hotspur
No. of Goals: Tottenham (2), Newcastle (1)
Note: All predictions made in this article are based on the statistical analysis of the previous Premier League match data. Therefore kindly make use of the prediction and try your luck on the favorite club and player on your wit and knowledge of the league.