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Tottenham vs Newcastle: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast

Published at :December 8, 2023 at 1:40 PM
Modified at :December 13, 2023 at 6:36 PM
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Ritvik Verma


Spurs host The Magpies at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to fight for the top four spot in Premier League!

The matches between Tottenham and Newcastle usually feature intense matchups in the Premier League with a lot number of goals. Tottenham’s talented team and aggressive style under Ange and Newcastle’s form are often unpredictable. Results can be predicted based on strategies and recent form, among other things. Fans are expecting an exciting game because one club has home advantage over the other as well. Both teams possess quality forward players that have done well this season. Let’s take a deep look at the upcoming matchup.

Kick-off

Sunday, 10th December 2023, 10:00 PM IST; 04:30 PM GMT

Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Form

Tottenham (in all competitions): W-L-L-L-D

Newcastle (in all competitions): L-L-W-D-W

Players to watch for

Son Heung-Min – Tottenham

This season, Tottenham‘s captain Son Heung-Min has been key for the team. In the last game against Man City, he managed to be the playmaker as well as the scorer and he has been highly spirited. His quickness and skilful finishing are widely recognised, and he is important for Tottenham’s attack. His ability to create and execute opportunities makes him a constant menace to the Magpies’ defence.

Anthony Gordon – Newcastle

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Gordon is on top form this season for Newcastle

Anthony Gordon is a superb forward who is well-known for his outstanding technique and quickness on the pitch. He has speed and has been vital in the last match as well. The youngster has an eye for goal, which supports Newcastle’s attacking line. Since they are playing away from home, he will be held to a high standard by the coaching staff and fans.

Match facts

  • In their two Premier League matches with Newcastle last season, Tottenham were beaten by the Magpies.
  • Newcastle have not lost in their previous eight Premier League games since losing 5-1 to Tottenham in April 2022. This is the longest league run the Magpies have ever had in London.
  • Newcastle United have defeated Tottenham Hotspur in 11 Premier League away games

Injury and team news

Sessegnon and Solomon’s injury will prevent them from playing again, which will affect Tottenham’s attacking strength. Also, injuries to Maddison, Perisic and Bentancur will be long term for them. The problems that have sidelined Anderson and Botman due to knee and back injuries respectively—are just one of Newcastle’s many setbacks. The loss of key players like Wilson, Pope and Barnes due to hamstring injuries makes their squad more problematic.

Head-to-head

Matches: 47

Tottenham: 22

Newcastle: 21

Draws: 4

Predicted lineup for Tottenham vs Newcastle

Tottenham Predicted lineup (4-3-3)

Vicario; Porro, Dier, Davies, Royal; Sarr, Hojbjerg, Lo Celso; Kulusevski, Son, Johnson

Newcastle Predicted lineup (4-3-3)

Dubravka; Trippier, Lascelles, Schar, Livramento; Guimaraes, Joelinton, Miley; Almiron, Isak, Gordon

Match prediction for Tottenham vs Newcastle

Tottenham and Newcastle are fighting for the top four spot in the Premier League currently and both are looking strong this season. Both teams have had their moments of excellence. Spurs have a good record drawing against City and are known for their skilled play, but Newcastle have had some upsets against stronger opponents as well. One thing, we know for sure is that this will be an interesting game! With Spurs performances and home advantage, they might clinch this closely contested game.

Prediction: Tottenham 3-2 Newcastle

Telecast 

India – Star Sports, Disney+ Hotstar

UK – Sky Sports, TNT Sports

US –  NBC, USA Network

Nigeria – DSTV, GoTV

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