The Spurs and Newcastle fans are in the Transfer Tavern tonight arguing over who will have the last laugh come the final whistle on Sunday.
Premier League runners up last season Tottenham have a tough opening fixture to kick off their 2017/18 campaign as they travel up to St James’ Park to face Newcastle.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side will surely be pushing to go one better than last season and win the league title this time out so an opening day win will be crucial to that.
Rafa Benitez did what many expected of him last season as he got Newcastle promoted straight back to the Premier League at the first time of asking, winning the Championship title in the process.
Tottenham will go into this match as the clear favourites but St James’ Park has an atmosphere that makes it very difficult for travelling players and fans alike so it is likely that only a handful of details on the day will decide the fixture.
On that note, here are the two things that will decide Tottenham v Newcastle on Sunday.