Stat Attack: Tottenham Hotspur vs Newcastle United

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Mauricio Pochettino
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Tottenham have won their last four Premier League matches against Newcastle, since a 1-5 defeat on the final of the 2015-16 campaign. They have never won five consecutive league games against the Magpies.

None of Spurs’ last 21 Premier League home games against Newcastle have ended as a draw (13 wins for Spurs, 8 wins for Newcastle).

Newcastle won 4-0 versus Fulham on their last Premier League visit to London in May – their biggest margin of victory in a Premier League game in the capital. They haven’t won consecutively in London in the competition since a run of four victories between May 2013 and January 2014.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane has scored in just two of his eight Premier League appearances versus Newcastle, converting only two of his 23 shots against the Magpies (8.7 per cent conversion rate).

Steve Bruce is looking to avoid becoming the first permanent Newcastle United manager to lose his opening three games in the Premier League, following defeats to Arsenal and Norwich City.

This is Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino’s 500th game as a manager in all competitions in his career. Excluding other ‘big six’ sides, against no side has he lost more Premier League games than he has against Newcastle.

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