Newcastle v Tottenham

Newcastle will be playing for pride when they host Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park on Sunday afternoon, after their second relegation in seven years was confirmed on Wednesday.

Rafael Benitez will be hoping to end their disastrous campaign on a high, in front of the home crowd, as he prepares his team for life in the championship.

The Magpies will draw motivation from their recent impressive run at home, having lost just one of their last eight league matches, winning four and drawing three, while keeping three clean sheets in the process.

The team's lack of stability in defence have been their downfall, conceding 64 goals in 37 league matches thus far. Only Aston Villa have conceded more, with a massive 72.

Mauricio Pochettino's team, on the other hand, will be aiming for a third successive Premier League victory at Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Tottenham have gone three league games without a win, drawing two and losing one. They have picked up  34 points away from home thus far, only Leicester have more with 38.

A victory for the White Hart Lane side will ensure they surpass their highest ever points tally of 72, set in 2012/13.

In team news, Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini remains on the sidelines, nursing his shin injury.

Dele Alli and Moussa Dembele will both be unavailable for Spurs due to suspension, while Nabil Bentaleb remains out with a knee problem.

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