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Clearance made by Vurnon Anita.
Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.
The final whistle is blown by the referee.
Joe Paulo Paulinho heads at goal. Tim Krul catches the ball.
Younes Kaboul has an effort at goal. Cheick Tiote gets a block in.
Clearance made by Mike Williamson.
Free kick taken by Yohan Cabaye.
Michael Dawson is booked.
Michael Dawson concedes a free kick for a foul on Moussa Sissoko.
Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Christian Eriksen. Tim Krul parries the ball away.
Mathieu Debuchy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Roberto Soldado.
Mike Williamson makes a clearance.
Andros Townsend sends in a cross.
The ball is crossed by Kyle Walker.
Gabriel Obertan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Yoan Gouffran.
Papiss Cisse manages to make a clearance.
Jan Vertonghen has a headed effort at goal. Tim Krul parries the effort to safety.
Shot by Raniere Sandro. Moussa Sissoko gets a block in.
Jan Vertonghen takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Tim Krul safely holds on.
Joe Paulo Paulinho takes a shot. Tim Krul parries the ball but the danger is not over.
The ball is swung over by Andros Townsend.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jan Vertonghen by Moussa Sissoko.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Papiss Cisse.
Shot by Papiss Cisse went wide left of the target.
Shot by Andros Townsend. Blocked by Davide Santon.
Clearance by Davide Santon.
The ball is delivered by Younes Kaboul.
(Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Papiss Cisse coming on for Loic Remy.
Clearance made by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.
Michael Dawson makes a clearance.
Shot by Andros Townsend went wide of the left-hand post.
Jermain Defoe joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Cheick Tiote manages to make a clearance.
Jan Vertonghen sends in a cross.
Clearance made by Mathieu Debuchy.
Roberto Soldado takes a weak shot and missed to the left of the target.
Roberto Soldado gets a header at goal. Andros Townsend takes a shot. Parried by Tim Krul back into danger.
Clearance made by Raniere Sandro.
A cross is delivered by Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Cheick Tiote fouled by Christian Eriksen, the ref awards a free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jan Vertonghen by Moussa Sissoko results in a free kick.
Clearance by Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Shola Ameobi goes off and Vurnon Anita comes on.
Cheick Tiote has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
Raniere Sandro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shola Ameobi.
Raniere Sandro makes a clearance.
Moussa Sissoko takes a shot. Brad Friedel parries the effort to safety.
Christian Eriksen fouled by Cheick Tiote, the ref awards a free kick.
Joe Paulo Paulinho fouled by Cheick Tiote, the ref awards a free kick.
Gylfi Sigurdsson has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Tim Krul fumbles the ball.
Mathieu Debuchy booked for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mathieu Debuchy on Joe Paulo Paulinho.
Raniere Sandro takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
Free kick taken by Brad Friedel.
Younes Kaboul manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against Loic Remy.
Gylfi Sigurdsson sends in a cross.
Mousa Dembele manages to make a clearance.
The offside flag is raised against Loic Remy.
Clearance by Yoan Gouffran.
Vlad Chiriches goes off and Younes Kaboul comes on.
Raniere Sandro replaces Mousa Dembele.
The ball is delivered by Joe Paulo Paulinho.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa on Roberto Soldado.
Free kick taken by Tim Krul.
Shola Ameobi fouled by Mousa Dembele, the ref awards a free kick.
Joe Paulo Paulinho takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Tim Krul prevents the goal.
Centre by Andros Townsend.
Michael Dawson manages to make a clearance.
Mathieu Debuchy challenges Gylfi Sigurdsson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Shola Ameobi is ruled offside.
Moussa Sissoko manages to make a clearance.
Jan Vertonghen delivers the ball.
Shola Ameobi delivers the ball.
Clearance made by Michael Dawson.
Vlad Chiriches takes the free kick.
Vlad Chiriches fouled by Moussa Sissoko, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick taken by Christian Eriksen.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roberto Soldado by Mike Williamson.
Vlad Chiriches makes a clearance.
Jan Vertonghen fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick which goes right of the net.
Foul by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa on Roberto Soldado, free kick awarded.
Andros Townsend takes a shot. Cheick Tiote gets a block in.
Jan Vertonghen has an effort at goal. Tim Krul blocks the ball.
Gylfi Sigurdsson shoots direct from the free kick. Loic Remy gets a block in.
Joe Paulo Paulinho takes the free kick.
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Christian Eriksen.
Yohan Cabaye crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Mathieu Debuchy by Mousa Dembele results in a free kick.
Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.
Cheick Tiote gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mousa Dembele.
Loic Remy scores a right footed goal. Spurs 0-1 Newcastle.Assist by Yoan Gouffran.
Header at goal by Moussa Sissoko goes over the frame of the goal.
Mathieu Debuchy takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Yohan Cabaye has an effort at goal. A parry by Brad Friedel prevents the goal.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Yohan Cabaye.
Clearance by Michael Dawson.
Kyle Walker fouled by Yoan Gouffran, the ref awards a free kick.
Free kick taken by Mousa Dembele.
Cheick Tiote challenges Mousa Dembele unfairly and gives away a free kick.
The ball is sent over by Jan Vertonghen.
Kyle Walker delivers the ball.
Clearance made by Mousa Dembele.
The referee starts the match.
Soldado: No easy games
Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado is wary of facing a Newcastle side high on morale following their recent victory over Chelsea.
The Magpies recorded a 2-0 win at home to Jose Mourinho's side last weekend and deservedly collected three points from a difficult fixture, with Tottenham held to a goalless draw at Everton.
Now Newcastle travel to face Spurs at White Hart Lane on Sunday with Soldado aware that Alan Pardew's men will have momentum on their side.
"We watched their game against Chelsea," he said.
"In the first half, they defended well and then attacked more in the second half. It was a good win for them. I'm sure it will be a good match on Sunday.
"I think Newcastle will be quite confident and it won't be an easy match for us."
Summer signing Soldado has yet to fully adapt to the Barclays Premier League but he has struck three match-winning penalties already this season.
Spurs have found it a challenge to break teams down at White Hart Lane as the majority of visitors look to shut up shop in an attempt to stifle the wealth of attacking options available to manager Andre Villas-Boas.
Soldado's late penalty winner against Hull in their last home game was such an occasion and, despite Spurs currently sitting in the top four, the former Valencia forward is taking nothing for granted.
"You don't focus on where teams are in the league, you just go out and give 100 per cent in every match," he said. "It doesn't matter where teams are in the league, they give everything. There are no easy matches in the Premier League.
"If we manage to win, we'll continue to make progress and build on the draw at Everton."
Spurs go into the game on the back of a 2-1 victory over Sheriff Tiraspol which saw them qualify from their Europa League group.
Villas-Boas made eight changes for the European tie but a number of players, including Soldado, are expected to return to the starting line-up against Newcastle.
One player who definitely will start is goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
Villas-Boas was criticised in some quarters for keeping the France captain on the pitch at Everton after he was knocked unconscious following a collision with Romelu Lukaku.
But the Portuguese manager defended his decision and confirmed Lloris will return on Sunday having sat out the Europa League success on Thursday evening.
Newcastle skipper Fabricio Coloccini could return to the starting line-up having missed the last four games with a groin injury.
Midfielder Cheick Tiote, who limped of against Chelsea last weekend with a muscle strain, is expected to resume at White Hart Lane.
Alan Pardew will take Newcastle to Tottenham preaching optimism after the latest twist in a topsy-turvy season.
The 52-year-old and his players dispelled some of the clouds hanging over St James' Park in the wake of a derby defeat by Sunderland and a Capital One Cup exit at the hands of Manchester City with a surprise win over title contenders Chelsea.
That left Newcastle sitting in ninth place in the table ahead of Sunday's difficult trip to White Hart Lane, five points adrift of the top six and six clear of the drop zone, and with their fans not quite sure how to assess the season to date.
However, Pardew, who was once again linked with the vacant manager's job at former club Crystal Palace on Friday, is confident progress has been made and, with successive home games against Norwich and West Brom to come after the international break, is convinced there is more to come.
He said: "There are a lot of clubs who would envy our position as we sit here today and we have to always think that our glass is half-full rather than half-empty, which I think sometimes we do up here.
"I think we are in better shape than we have been given credit for. But this week, I have seen a lot more positive press about our players, who have been terrific. We have had some great performances.
"This is the end of a difficult period, in my view, of games for us because then we have got two home games and it could put us in a great position if we get a win against Spurs, or a draw even, so it's an important game for our league position."
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