Spurs break Newcastle’s Saudi birthday party


Newcastle’s new daybreak beneath the possession of the Saudi sovereign wealth fund were given off to a disappointing get started as Tottenham Hotspur silenced St James’ Park with a 3-2 win on Sunday.

The defeat leaves Newcastle nonetheless within the relegation zone with no Premier League win this season.

Expectancies on Tyneside are top for an enormous injection of investment by means of the Saudi Public Funding Fund (PIF) to change into Newcastle’s fortunes at the box.

PIF governor Yassir Al-Rumayyan used to be given a hero’s welcome by means of the 55,000 crowd when he used to be introduced ahead of kick-off.

A jubilant setting used to be matched by means of the very best get started for the house facet when Callum Wilson headed house Javier Manquillo’s pass within two mins.

Al-Rumayyan celebrated wildly within the stands along co-owner Amanda Staveley, who has purchased a ten p.c stake within the membership and been the face of the takeover bid for neatly over a yr.

Staveley stated this week her ambition is for the Magpies to turn out to be champions of England inside the subsequent 10 years.

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Alternatively, the gulf between the place Newcastle are and the place the brand new homeowners need them to head used to be uncovered after their flying get started.

Spurs have had a a long way from preferrred begin to the season beneath new boss Nuno Espirito Santo however in Harry Kane and Son Heung-min they’ve the superstar high quality Newcastle hope to have in years yet to come.

Tanguy Ndombele smashed house an equaliser on 17 mins from Sergio Reguilon’s pass to get the Tottenham revival began.

Kane then ended his stay up for a Premier League purpose this season with a deft lob over Karl Darlow.

The England captain used to be intially flagged offside, however a VAR evaluate proved Kane used to be onside from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s ball excessive.

The sport used to be then stopped for 20 mins because of a clinical emergency for a Newcastle fan.

Tottenham gamers alerted the will for a defibrillator and the gamers had been taken off the pitch by means of referee Andre Marriner.

However the waft of the sport remained the similar when it resumed for seven mins of first-half stoppage time.

Kane became supplier for Spurs’ 3rd as his low pass used to be transformed by means of Son sliding in on the a long way put up.

Many anticipated Newcastle’s consortium of homeowners to dispense with the services and products of supervisor Steve Bruce as one in every of their first issues of commercial.

The previous Manchester United captain used to be passed a reprieve to take rate of his 1,000th recreation of his managerial profession.

However the 60-year-old is deeply unpopular a number of the Newcastle improve and used to be met with power chants of “we would like Brucey out” and “you are getting sacked within the morning” all over the second one 1/2 as Spurs persisted to dominate.

A crimson card for Jonjo Shelvey seven mins from time rounded off a depressing day at the box for Newcastle.

Eric Dier’s comical personal purpose within the ultimate minute gave the ten males hope.

However Spurs held out to transport as much as 5th and stage on issues with fourth-placed Brighton.

Newcastle stays 3 issues adrift of protection and far farther from matching the ambitions of its rich new homeowners.

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