• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 18 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 17:30
  • Venue: Sports Direct Arena
Newcastle United

Newcastle United

Ba 54"

Ben Arfa 79" (P)

2 - 1

Newcastle United vs Tottenham Hotspur


Team Lineups

Newcastle United

1 Krul
5 Simpson
27 Taylor
14 Perch
3 Santon
10 Ben Arfa79"
24 Tiote
4 Cabaye
18 Gutierrez
9 Cisse
19 Ba54"
Substitutes
37 Harper
6 Williamson
8 Anita
15 Gosling
16 Taylor
23 Ameobi
25 Obertan

Tottenham Hotspur

24 Friedel
28 Walker
4 Kaboul
13 Gallas
32 Assou-Ekotto
29 Livermore
30 Sandro
7 Lennon
22 Sigurdsson
11 Bale
18 Defoe75"
Substitutes
23 Cudicini
5 Vertonghen
10 Van der Vaart
16 Naughton
21 Jenas
31 Townsend
37 Kane

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Newcastle United

L L L L L D L W

Tottenham Hotspur

D L W D L L W W
Head to Head
Tottenham
5-0
Newcastle 11-Feb-2012
Newcastle
2-2
Tottenham 16-Oct-2011
Newcastle
1-1
Tottenham 22-Jan-2011
Tottenham
2-0
Newcastle 28-Dec-2010
Tottenham
1-0
Newcastle 19-Apr-2009
Newcastle
2-1
Tottenham 21-Dec-2008


Live Text Commentary
93:07 +3.07
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on William Gallas by Vurnon Anita. Kyle Walker takes the direct free kick.

91:53 +1.53
 

The offside flag is raised against Harry Kane. Tim Krul takes the indirect free kick.

90:51 +0.51
 

Kyle Walker fouled by Hatem Ben Arfa, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart from right wing, save made by Tim Krul.

89:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rafael Van der Vaart by Cheick Tiote. Benoit Assou-Ekotto takes the direct free kick.

87:00
 

Papiss Cisse is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Rafael Van der Vaart.

86:26
 

Jermain Defoe produces a cross.

84:45
Substitution
 

Harry Kane joins the action as a substitute, replacing Raniere Sandro.

84:22
Substitution
 

Gabriel Obertan comes on in place of Demba Ba.

83:53
 

Short corner worked by Hatem Ben Arfa.

83:40
 

Shot by Jonas Gutierrez. Brad Friedel makes a fantastic save.

82:19
 

Jermain Defoe fouled by Danny Simpson, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart from left channel, save by Tim Krul.

81:58
 

Hatem Ben Arfa challenges Gareth Bale unfairly and gives away a free kick. Rafael Van der Vaart restarts play with the free kick.

78:31
Goal
 

Rafael Van der Vaart gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Hatem Ben Arfa. Hatem Ben Arfa scores a power penalty. Newcastle 2-1 Tottenham.

77:47
 

Hatem Ben Arfa takes a short corner.

77:13
 

Cheick Tiote produces a drilled right-footed shot from 25 yards. Raniere Sandro gets a block in.

75:16
Goal
 

Jermain Defoe fires in a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Newcastle 1-1 Tottenham.Aaron Lennon provided the assist for the goal.

74:30
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart from the right by-line.

74:15
 

Shot from 25 yards by Jermain Defoe. James Perch gets a block in.

71:50
 

Effort from 12 yards by Jermain Defoe. Save by Tim Krul.

70:18
Substitution
 

Vurnon Anita on for Yohan Cabaye.

69:48
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Rafael Van der Vaart.

69:42
 

The ball is delivered by Rafael Van der Vaart, Danny Simpson manages to make a clearance.

69:04
 

Benoit Assou-Ekotto crosses the ball, blocked by Danny Simpson.

67:22
Substitution
 

(Tottenham) makes a substitution, with Rafael Van der Vaart coming on for Gylfi Sigurdsson.

61:41
 

The official flags Papiss Cisse offside. Indirect free kick taken by William Gallas.

60:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Livermore on Jonas Gutierrez. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

60:33
 

Shot from 35 yards from Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Tim Krul makes a fantastic save.

58:20
 

Unfair challenge on Demba Ba by Kyle Walker results in a free kick. Yohan Cabaye delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Younes Kaboul makes a clearance.

57:13
 

Shot from just outside the area by Gylfi Sigurdsson misses to the right of the target.

55:25
 

Unfair challenge on Gylfi Sigurdsson by Yohan Cabaye results in a free kick. Younes Kaboul shoots direct from the free kick, blocked by Jonas Gutierrez.

54:00
Goal
 

Demba Ba scores a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Newcastle 1-0 Tottenham.Danny Simpson provided the assist for the goal.

53:54
 

Danny Simpson delivers the ball, clearance made by Kyle Walker.

46:47 +1.47
 

Yohan Cabaye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gareth Bale. Yohan Cabaye goes into the referee's book. Direct free kick taken by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

47:34
 

The ball is delivered by Aaron Lennon, Yohan Cabaye manages to make a clearance.

46:40
 

The ball is swung over by Hatem Ben Arfa, Younes Kaboul manages to make a clearance.

45:41 +0.41
 

Yohan Cabaye takes the inswinging corner, Kyle Walker manages to make a clearance.

45:33 +0.33
 

The ball is sent over by Danny Simpson, William Gallas manages to make a clearance.

39:12
 

Effort on goal by Jermain Defoe from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

36:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Raniere Sandro on Demba Ba. Cheick Tiote restarts play with the free kick.

35:57
 

The ball is swung over by Aaron Lennon, Gareth Bale takes a shot.

34:19
 

Foul by Cheick Tiote on Raniere Sandro, free kick awarded. William Gallas takes the free kick.

31:22
 

Jermain Defoe has an effort at goal from deep inside the penalty box that bounces off the post.

30:41
 

Shot by Cheick Tiote from a long way out goes over the target.

28:32
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the target.

28:06
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson delivers the ball, clearance made by Danny Simpson.

26:15
 

The referee gives a free kick against Gylfi Sigurdsson for handball. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

25:53
 

Inswinging corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the left by-line.

24:34
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gareth Bale by Danny Simpson. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Gylfi Sigurdsson, save by Tim Krul.

22:56
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gylfi Sigurdsson by Hatem Ben Arfa. Free kick crossed by Gareth Bale, Steven Taylor manages to make a clearance.

21:29
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Demba Ba misses to the left of the goal.

21:12
 

Papiss Cisse produces a drilled left-footed shot from 20 yards. Blocked by Demba Ba.

18:42
 

The referee blows for offside. Brad Friedel restarts play with the free kick.

18:19
 

Raniere Sandro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Hatem Ben Arfa. Raniere Sandro goes into the book. Free kick taken by Cheick Tiote.

18:07
 

Gareth Bale takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Taylor.

15:52
Yellow card
 

Foul by Jake Livermore on Hatem Ben Arfa, free kick awarded. Jake Livermore booked. Free kick taken by Yohan Cabaye.

13:24
Yellow card
 

Foul by Danny Simpson on Gareth Bale, free kick awarded. Danny Simpson is shown a yellow card. Gylfi Sigurdsson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

13:07
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Younes Kaboul by Papiss Cisse. Brad Friedel restarts play with the free kick.

10:53
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson sends in a cross.

8:44
 

Raniere Sandro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonas Gutierrez. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Yohan Cabaye from left wing, Brad Friedel makes a comfortable save.

7:07
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson is caught offside. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

5:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonas Gutierrez by Jake Livermore. Free kick crossed by Yohan Cabaye.

1:38
 

Corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

1:02
 

Corner taken right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the right by-line, clearance by Demba Ba.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Leicester 0 0 0
8 Liverpool 0 0 0
9 Man City 0 0 0
10 Man Utd 0 0 0

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