Spurs fans react sarcastically on Twitter to Newcastle win

The Magpies beat Liverpool on Sunday afternoon - ahead of their trip to Tottenham next weekend.

For Liverpool fans on Sunday afternoon, there was disappointment. For Newcastle fans, elation.

But several Tottenham Hotspur supporters were also paying attention as the Magpies beat the Reds 2-0 at St James' Park. The reason? Newcastle travel to White Hart Lane for their next Premier League clash - and few Tottenham fans seemed surprised they had just picked up a win ahead of the game!

Indeed, it was seen by some as 'Spursy' that a side doing so badly could conveniently achieve a big, confidence-boosting victory before they travel to north London.

The good news for the Tottenham faithful is good performances from Newcastle have led to disastrous defeats the following week so far this season.

This was a very different Newcastle side against Liverpool, however, with Steve McClaren's men working hard, catching the Reds on the counter and showing genuine passion - a very rare thing indeed at St James' Park these days.

But, with Spurs unbeaten since the opening day of the season in the Premier League, the north London side will still be heavy favourites going into the game. There were some sarcastic responses nevertheless from Tottenham fans, as Newcastle shocked the formbooks against Liverpool...

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