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Tottenham 1-1 Newcastle: Alli Out As Newcastle Rescue A Point Amid VAR Controversy

Dele Alli was omitted from Tottenham’s Premier League matchday squad for the second week in a row amid continued transfer speculation.

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The England midfielder was absent at home to Newcastle on Sunday, even though new signing Gareth Bale was not fit to take part.

Newcastle rescued an injury-time point against Tottenham Hotspur from the penalty spot after another controversial handball decision.

Spurs could have been 5-0 up if they had taken their chances by the time Andy Carroll headed a cross against Eric Dier’s arm from close range. The decision was made after video assistant referee consultation.

Callum Wilson stepped up to score the penalty with practically the last kick – and Spurs boss Jose Mourinho walked down the tunnel in disgust.

Lucas Moura had put Spurs ahead at the back post from a low cross by Harry Kane, the England striker’s fifth assist in two league games.

Spurs would have been out of sight had it not been for Magpies keeper Karl Darlow, who made 11 saves – including two excellent ones to deny Kane.

Son Heung-min, who scored four goals in last weekend’s 5-2 win over Southampton, hit the bar twice but was replaced at half-time.

Newcastle were cautious and created very few chances as they failed to have a shot on target until the late penalty shot.

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