Newcastle snatch late draw against Tottenham after controversial penalty for handball

Tanya Simon
September 28, 2020

The late goal against Spurs has seen Mourinho's side pick up just four points from a possible nine - leaving them in seventh place and two points behind Leeds United.

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce said the stoppage time penalty that allowed his side to snatch a 1-1 draw at Tottenham on Sunday was a "nonsense" in another Premier League clash decided by the controversial interpretation of the handball rule.

But there was nothing Darlow could do as Kane once again turned provider, the England captain laying on his fifth assist of the season as his low cross picked out Moura to tuck home at the back post.

Spurs dominance continued in the second period but Mourinho's men were unable to score a second goal that would have killed the game against a Magpies outfit that for all their defensive resolve offered nothing in terms of an attacking threat.

But it came in surprising fashion as Andy Carroll's header struck Eric Dier's arm at close range, leading to VAR awarding a penalty.

Wilson was calm enough to slam home the resulting spot-kick and earn the visitors a point.

Jose Mourinho and his wards failed to win any title last season and they were also unable to finish among the top four teams on the final League table.

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Referee Peter Bankes checks VAR before awarding a penalty.

"Not for me to comment [on the handball]".

"(Goalkeeping coach) Nuno Santos [maybe said what I was feeling] but I am more experienced than him and I protected myself by going straight own the tunnel", Mourinho said. I want to be on the bench next match and I don't want to be fined.

"I've got the hugest respect".

"It is my feeling".

Son kicked off his 2020-2021 campaign with a Premier League opener on September 13, and then started four more matches between September 17 and last Thursday in three different countries - Bulgaria, England and North Macedonia. "You know it is the third club I manager in the country, so happy so proud, so happy everyday, I would not change it for any other job in the world but I feel it, I feel we deserve more respect".

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