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DREAM TEAM POINTS: Newcastle 0 Tottenham 2

Spurs got their Premier League campaign underway with a win at promoted Newcastle

That’s how you do it, Chelsea.

Tottenham got their Premier League campaign off to a winning start with a hard-earned 2-0 victory over promoted Newcastle.


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Dele Alli wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring for Spurs

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Dele Alli wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring for Spurs

Spurs dominated proceedings but it took until Jonjo Shelvey’s brainless stamp on Dele Alli for the difference in quality to show

Shelvey, unfortunately, has a history of irrational moments and the needless incident came right in front of referee Andre Marriner who was left with no choice but to send the midfielder off:

Shelvey needlessly stamps on Alli right in front of Marriner

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Shelvey needlessly stamps on Alli right in front of Marriner

Not the most subtle move, Jonjo

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Not the most subtle move, Jonjo

Alli shook off the knock with Shelvey to poke home the opener halfway through the second half.

And Ben Davies doubled the visitors’ lead when he capitalised on a bit of pinball in the Newcastle area.

Ben Davies was the unlikely goalscorer as Spurs went two-up against Newcastle

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Ben Davies was the unlikely goalscorer as Spurs went two-up against Newcastle

Christian Eriksen assisted both goals and was, it has to be said, simply sublime throughout.

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DREAM TEAM POINTS (COURTESY OF WHOSCORED RATINGS):

NEWCASTLE: Elliot -1, Manquillo -1, Lejeune -1, Clark -1, Dummett -1, Shelvey -3, Hayden 0, Ritchie 0, Perez 0, Atsu 0, Gayle 0

Subs: Mbemba -1, Lascelles -1, Merino 0

Booked: Ritchie

Sent off: Shelvey

TOTTENHAM: Lloris 8, Walker-Peters 8, Alderweireld 8, Vertonghen 8, Davies 12, Dier 3, Dembele 3, Sissoko 0, Alli 8, Eriksen 12, Kane 2

Subs: Son 0, Wanyama 0, Winks 0

Booked: Kane, Davies

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