Tottenham win first game of the season against Newcastle

Hugo Lloris

Tottenham capitalized on Jonjo Shelvey's senseless sending-off to beat Newcastle 2-0 in the Premier League on Sunday, with Dele Alli and Ben Davies scoring in the final half-hour.

Rafael Benitez's side, which had already lost Paul Dummett and debutant Florian Lejeune to injury, was unable to contain Spurs thereafter, with Alli making the breakthrough when he stretched to volley Christian Eriksen's exquisite delivery into the back of the net. Injuries forced Pochettino to plug a couple holes however.

"The Harry Kane tackle was worse than this one". Newcastle were playing the counter attack well, until Shelvey stamped on Alli right in front of the referee.

Dele Alli scores past Rob Elliot.

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Not what you want when you've just been promoted to the Premier League. He was also red carded in a Championship match at Nottingham Forest in December 2016.

Atsu, who joined the Magpies permanently from Chelsea in the summer transfer window after impressing on loan last term, has been trusted by manager Rafa Benitez with a starting berth in their first game of the Premier League.

With the hosts sitting deep and attempting to maintain their shape, Spurs dominated possession as Christian Eriksen, seemingly in perpetual motion, orchestrated proceedings with the help of Mousa Dembele, Alli and pantomime villain Moussa Sissoko, who was booed at every touch on his return to St James' Park.

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