Tottenham v Newcastle

Tottenham will be defending an impressive 14-game unbeaten streak in the Premier League when they welcome strugglers Newcastle to White Hart Lane on Sunday.

Mauricio Pochettino's side set a new club record when they drew 1-1 with West Brom last weekend, having not lost in the league since the 1-0 reverse to Manchester United on the opening day.

That fine run of form has taken Spurs up to fifth in the standings, three points adrift of the top-four and six behind leaders Leicester, who are the only other top-flight team to have suffered just one defeat this term.

However, the north Londoners will be looking to get back on the winning trail after two successive draws, against Chelsea and the Baggies.

The Magpies, meanwhile, recorded a shock 2-0 victory over Liverpool last time out to take them to the brink of safety, with Steve McClaren's men going level on 13 points with the two clubs directly above them, in 18th position.

It was only the Tynesiders' third win of the season and halted a two-match losing streak.

In team news, Pochettino has doubts over two players; midfielder Eric Dier took a slight knock against Monaco in the Europa League on Thursday, while Mousa Dembele is battling with a stomach bug.

Striker Harry Kane is set to lead the line once more, having been rested in midweek, but Ryan Mason and Alex Pritchard remain unavailable with ankle injuries.

McClaren has no new injury concerns but is still without a whole host of players. Tim Krul (knee ligaments), Steven Taylor, Mike Williamson (both hamstring), Massadio Haidara (knee cartilage), Gabriel Obertan (hamstring) and Emmanuel Riviere (knee) all miss out again.

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