Tottenham Hotspur (4/6 Top Six Finish) defeated Newcastle United (2/1 Relegation) 3-2 at St James’ Park to go up to fifth in the table and further intensify the pressure on Steve Bruce.

In their first match since the Saudi-led consortium took over from Mike Ashley, the Magpies got off to a dream start.

Javi Manquillo’s cross was nodded in by Callum Wilson with less than two minutes of the game gone.

However, from there on, Spurs were the far superior side and equalised when Tanguy Ndombele confidently rifled home in the 17th minute.

Spurs then turned the game around thanks to Harry Kane’s first Premier Legaue goal of the season.

After being played through he lobbed onrushing keeper Karl Darlow and though he was initially flagged offside, the goal was given by VAR.

The game was then halted for 20 minutes following a medical emergency in St James Park’s East Stand.

Upon resumption, Son Heung-min ultimately struck the winner, turning home Kane’s cross.

Substitute Jonjo Shelvey was then sent off for two yellow cards in quick succession to add insult to injury and although Eric Dier’s own goal gave Newcastle hope, they couldn’t recover and remain in the relegation zone.

Speaking after the game, Kane said Spurs should have made it easier for themselves but was satisfied with their response to going a goal down.

“The game itself didn’t start great, we knew they were going to come out fast and they got their early goal,” Kane said. “After that, we composed ourselves really well, created some good chances.

“The only disappointment is that we should have seen the game out, got the fourth, the fifth. We made it a bit more difficult at the end there.”

Earlier, West Ham defeated Everton (Top Six Finish – West Ham 5/2, Everton 11/4) 1-0 at Goodison Park as David Moyes’ Hammers leapfrogged Rafael Benitez’s men in the Premier League table.

In a match which had few chances throughout it was Angelo Ogbonna’s header from a corner which gave them the three points lifting up to seventh in the table.

Jarrod Bowen’s delivery was met by the Italian who scored his first goals of the season.

It means Everton have now lost their 100% home record in the Premier League under Benitez.

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