Mehrdad Ghodoussi's three-word response to what Newcastle United did vs Tottenham Hotspur

Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi provided his short verdict on the 4-0 win versus Tottenham Hotspur.

Newcastle United recorded one of their biggest wins of the 2023-24 campaign - and did it in hugely convincing fashion.

Eddie Howe’s side put Champions League-chasing Tottenham Hotspur to the sword at St James’ Park, winning 4-0 in a near repeat of last season’s 6-1 demolition.

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Two quick-fire goals in the first-half from Alexander Isak and Anthony Gordon stunned Spurs to the point of no recovery. Isak added his second just after the break before Fabian Schar netted a fourth in the closing stages.

Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Newcastle started the day eighth in the top-flight table but ended it in sixth, one place behind Spurs, who dropped out of the top four on goal difference.

In a season dominated by injuries - they were without 11 senior players against Tottenham - Newcastle co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi summed the result up nicely, simply saying: “That was special”.

And it’s hard to argue otherwise. United are four games unbeaten since the March international break, collecting 10 points from a possible 12. And victories against Fulham and Spurs are their first back-to-back league wins since the beginning of December.

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“I think the international break came at a really good time for us after the Manchester City game,” added Howe. “It gave us a chance for a different environment and to reset.

“Since coming back, bar half an hour at Fulham, the performances have been better, physically we've looked better and I hope that can grow and continue from here. There are no guarantees but I do think we are in a much better place than what we were.”

There are six games remaining as United look to seal European qualification. Next up Crystal Palace on Wednesday, April 24.

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