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Spurs 1-2 Newcastle - the key stats

Posted on 13 December 2015  - 18:05

The stats that mattered from our 2-1 loss against Newcastle in the Premier League on Sunday.


For the record - Sunday's defeat was our first in the Premier League since the opening day of the season at Manchester United. The 14-match unbeaten run is now our best in the Premier League.

As it stands - We remain fifth in the Premier League. Newcastle's win takes them out of the bottom three.

Goals - Eric Dier (1-0, 39), Aleksandar Mitrovic (1-1, 74), Ayoze Perez (1-2, 90+3).

Keeping the ball - We had 58% possession over the 90 minutes.

Shooting boots - We had 20 efforts at goal to Newcastle's eight, including eight on target. Christian Eriksen, Harry Kane and Erik Lamela all had two efforts on target.

Passing game - We completed 467 passes to Newcastle's 332, including 48 over 35 yards. Eric Dier completed 44 with the biggest combination to Danny Rose (12).

Corners - We had six corners to Newcastle's two with Eric Dier's goal from Christian Eriksen's take in the first half.

Getting stuck in - We won 19 of 22 tackles, Danny Rose led the way on six. Newcastle won 25 of 28. Newcastle commited 14 fouls to our 13, five on most-fouled Dele Alli.

Card game - There were two yellows each - Danny Rose and Tom Carroll for us, Jack Colback and Ayoze Perez for Newcastle.

Line-ups - Spurs (4-2-3-1) - Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose, Dier, Carroll (Son 69), Lamela (Chadli 86), Alli, Eriksen, Kane. Substitutes (not used): Vorm, Trippier, Davies, Bentaleb, Onomah.

Newcastle (4-4-2) - Elliot, Dummett, Mbemba, Coloccini, Janmaat, Wijnaldum, Colback, Anita (Gouffran 90), Sissoko, Cisse (Mitrovic 72), De Jong (Perez 63). Substitutes (not used): Darlow, Thauvin, Sterry, Mbabu.

Referee - Roger East.

Attendance - 35,768.