Newcastle United came from behind to get a well-deserved point against Tottenham Hotspur at St. James’ Park.
The Magpies gave a considerably better performance than against Brighton, and Fulham’s defeat to Aston Villa means there’s now a three-point gap between the two teams in the table.
Newcastle went ahead through Joelinton, but were immediately pegged back by a Harry Kane brace.
Fans feared a drubbing, but Newcastle showed heart and fight in the second-half.
It was Joe Willock who grabbed the headlines in the end.
The 21-year-old, on loan from Arsenal, popped up in the dying embers to crash an effort in off the crossbar.
The goal has potential to be huge come the end of the season, and hopefully the team will take confidence from the performance and result.
On social media, fans were loving a tweet from Allan Saint-Maximin, who reacted to Willock’s equalising goal.
The £70,000-a-week French winger (<a href="http://<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Class, Allan ❤️</p>— LTFT (@dembaba19_ft) <a href="https://twitter.com/dembaba19_ft/status/1378789688425783304?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 4, 2021</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8">The Athletic), who made his comeback as a substitute after a groin injury picked up against Wolverhampton Wanderers, shared an image with the caption ‘Outstanding move’.
On social media, fans lapped up the former Nice star’s tweet:
Get him to sign permanently
— Cameron ⚫️⚪️ (@CamNUFC_) April 4, 2021
allan i love you more than my mother
— Owen (@owennnufc) April 4, 2021
Allan I love you
— Tom Bell 🇵🇾 Fan of country music (@ManquilloSZN) April 4, 2021
Allan’s memes are class
— not ben mcale (@lovelylinda32) April 4, 2021
— I.Am.Chris.Imms (@ChrisImms) April 4, 2021
Allan I love you mate 🖤🤍 https://t.co/SywF5zrHhW
— Katie⚫⚪⚫⚪ (@KatieRosenthal4) April 4, 2021
My goat🐐⚫️⚪️ pic.twitter.com/OsA3NFtXPV
— KËŽŹÅ🎒 (@KEZZAMAGS) April 4, 2021
Class, Allan ❤️
— LTFT (@dembaba19_ft) April 4, 2021