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However, Jose Mourinho said his team played very well but failed to win because of Newcastle’s goalkeeper’s exceptional performance.
He said the match ought to have ended three or four-nil but Darlow’s fantastic performance denied them the win.
‘I think about my team’s performance – very good, very good especially in the first half. It should have been three or four-nil but Darlow was fantastic. I think Newcastle did their job as best they could – I think at half-time Steve Bruce was happy to be only 1-0 down, he knows football and they got their point, he said.’
Tottenham got their lead in the match in the 25th minute, from a Lucas Moura strike.
The match remained stale until the 90th minute when a penalty was awarded to the Magpies which Callum Wilson brilliantly converted.
A Tottenham coach Nuno Santos who protested the call, earned an instant red card from referee Peter Bankes.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK