Tottenham Hotspur recorded their third straight Premier League win last weekend, beating Newcastle 1-0 at Wembley.
It was yet another late finish by Tottenham, as they scored the winner in the 83rd minute, but even this was far more comfortable than their other recent wins.
They left it late against both Fulham and Watford, coming from behind in each game to win 2-1.
Luckily Spurs were able to keep their fans’ hearts intact this time around, keeping a clean sheet as they inched past the Magpies.
This win took Tottenham to just five points behind Liverpool at the top of the League, and two behind Man City in second.
Davinson Sanchez came close to scoring himself in the game against Newcastle, as he saw one particularly good headed chance whistle past the post.
However, the defender has assured that he enjoys keeping a clean sheet far more than scoring a goal at Tottenham, as his quest for his first at the club continues.
He said (Tottenham website): “I was close (to scoring), but that’s not the most important thing. I enjoy it more when I help to keep a clean sheet like in this game, not like last week when we conceded against Watford.
“We are happier when we score but we also keep a clean sheet.
“I did my job. Before the game, we talked about the physicality and that we had to be ready in every single moment of the match to help the team, and I think we did that.
“(Rondon) is a strong guy and he always tries to muscle his way past you. We knew that Newcastle can also get those runs in behind the defence and we had to be ready to prevent that.
“I think the most important thing was to win so we can keep going and enjoy a very good season. Of course, we had to try hard and we did that.”
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