Club legend Sherwood names Udogie among five Tottenham players that impressed him in win v Newcastle 

Published: December 10, 2023
Club legend Sherwood names Udogie among five Tottenham players that impressed him in win v Newcastle 

Tottenham Hotspur legend Tim Sherwood namechecked Destiny Udogie as he highlighted five players who impressed him during Tottenham's 4-1 rout of Newcastle United in a Premier League game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday evening. 

The Lilywhites continued their streak of scoring first in recent games when Udogie broke the deadlock in the 26th minute. 


The left-back, who has often drifted into forward positions in his previous thirteen appearances in the Premier League without finding the net, opened his goalscoring account for Tottenham when he got himself in a wonderful position and got his foot on the ball after a Son Heung-min cross.


Brazilian striker Richarlison ended his goal drought in style by netting a brace, while captain Son Heung-min put the icing on the cake for Ange Postecoglou's side  in the 85th minute when he converted a penalty. 


The three Tottenham Hotspur goalscorers plus Pedro Porro  and Dejan Kulusevski made an impression on Sherwood. 


Speaking on Premier League Productions' Matchday Live, the former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder said: "Pedro Porro was outstanding, Udogie, the two fullbacks were instrumental, Dejan Kulusevski playing that number 10 role in the absence of  Maddison.


"Richarlison got a couple of goals. Son Heung-Min was the man of the match for me, ran tirelessly, caused them all sorts of problems and opened up Newcastle defence time and time again.

"The manager got it spot on today and you have to give him a lot of credit for it."


After an uncomfortable run of one point from fifteen, Tottenham win's over Newcastle United took them into the top five with 30 points from sixteen matches played. 



Ifeanyi Emmanuel 



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