Ben Davies, Dele Alli star in Tottenham's win against Newcastle

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Tottenham Hotspur have named their starting eleven and substitutes to take on newly promoted Newcastle United in their Premier League opener at St. James' Park this afternoon. The Dane's pass by met by an on rushing Alli who slotted past Rob Elliot.

However, injuries to both Paul Dummett and Florian Lejeune, as well as the utterly stupid red card shown to Jonjo Shelvey made the Magpies' task an nearly impossible one and Tottenham duly ran out winners.

Dwight Gayle overcame a hamstring injury to lead the Newcastle line and sliced over the crossbar when presented with an opportunity by Dummett, who soon suffered a similar issue and was forced off after just seven minutes - Jamaal Lascelles his replacement.

"The Harry Kane tackle was worse than this one".

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With 20 minutes left, Ben Davies was found by Eriksen with the Welshman scoring the second goal of the game. Great stuff and Spurs are on their way to an opening day win.

The first half didn't exactly go as smoothly as planned, but a Newcastle red card early in the second half opened things up nicely for Spurs. - Florian Lejeune became the 200th French player to feature in the Premier League and also the 27th to represent Newcastle, more than any other side in the competition's history.

Tottenham team to play Newcastle United: Lloris, Walker-Peters, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Dembele, Sissoko, Eriksen, Ali, Kane.

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