Faustino Asprilla reacts on Twitter to Newcastle United's win at White Hart Lane

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Newcastle United won 2-1 at White Hart Lane yesterday.

Newcastle United great Faustino Asprilla has congratulated his former club on Twitter, after they picked up a shock victory at White Hart Lane yesterday.

The Mapgies took on an in-form Tottenham Hotspur side, but they put in a fantastic second half performance to upset the odds. 

Newcastle had fallen behind against Mauricio Pochettino’s side when Eric Dier headed home from a corner in the first half.

However, the North East outfit showed great strength of character, and late goals from Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ayoze Perez secured the three points.

The win was enough to move Newcastle out of the relegation zone, and Asprilla was quick to tweet his delight after the match.

Spurs had been unbeaten in 14 matches prior to the contest with Newcastle, but they could not cope with Steve McClaren’s men in the second half.

The Magpies were solid at the back, and they proved to be a threat going forward.

Newcastle have now won their last two fixtures – after impressively beating Liverpool two weekends ago – and optimism is flooding back to St. James’ Park.

Newcastle’s next match comes against rock-bottom Aston Villa, where a win would put even more distance between them and the bottom three.

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