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LONDON – Newcastle United wipe out Premier League top-four rivals Tottenham Hotspur in a five-goal salvo in the 21st minute on the way to a 6-1 defeat at a rocking St James’ Park on Sunday. I let

Magpies manager Eddie Howe said: The crowd was incredible for us.

“No (I hope). You don’t expect it. The quality of the finish was incredible. They weren’t sticky targets. We were fatal in front of goal.” It was targeted.

“Everything in the first 30 minutes was where we wanted it to be.”

Billed as a crucial six-pointer in the race to qualify for the Champions League, the game was virtually all over before the clock reached 10 minutes as fifth-placed Tottenham collapsed like Trump’s pack. Did.

Jacob Murphy ticked the scoreboard two minutes after Hugo Lloris spilled Joelinton’s shot, four minutes later Joelinton rounded Lloris and scored his side’s second goal. I was.

Then, after Tottenham conceded possession, Murphy fired Newcastle’s third shot from long range, and Alexander Isak scored two decisive goals in two minutes to make it 5-0, thus closing the stadium. was in disbelief.

After Manchester City scored five goals in the first 18 minutes against Watford in 2019, it was the second-fastest time a team had a five-goal lead in Premier League history.

The Tottenham fans high in the Leeds stands were unwilling to accept further humiliation and many headed off, making the long road home long before half-time.

Spurs captain Loris told Sky Sports: I have to apologize to my fans. We didn’t put on a good face and couldn’t match the performance of the Newcastle players.

“We were late for every aspect of the game and completely missed the first part of the game.

“It wasn’t a matter of tactics, it was just that I couldn’t fight … I could get hit once or twice, but I didn’t seem to be able to react or even get back on my feet.”

The only question left was whether Newcastle could pull off their biggest Premier League win and whether Tottenham could avoid their biggest top league defeat.

Tottenham scored a consolation goal by Harry Kane in the 4th minute of the second half, but Harry Kane scored a consolation goal in the 4th minute of the second half.

It was a perfect Newcastle response 3-0 defeat at Villa last week We have taken a big step towards returning to the Champions League for the first time in 20 years.

Newcastle move up to third with a goal difference of 59, ahead of Manchester United and six points ahead of fifth-placed Tottenham.

At the Vitality Stadium, quick goals from Michail Antonio and Lucas Paqueta and an acrobatic Scorpion shot from Pablo Fornals kept West Ham United away from the Premier League with a 4-0 victory over Bournemouth on Sunday. relegation zone.

The Hammers are 13th on 34 points, six behind 18th-placed Everton and 10 behind bottom-placed Southampton, but Bournemouth’s shambolic defensive performance lifted them to 15th on 33 points. lowering. – Reuters Rampant Newcastle United score six goals against Tottenham Hotspur to finish third in the EPL

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