Conte says Tottenham are in Champions League race after Newcastle win

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  • Spurs manager praises side after 5-1 victory at home
  • Eddie Howe disappointed with Newcastle’s performance

Antonio Conte declared his Tottenham team to be “now in the race” for Champions League qualification after they swept Newcastle away with a devastating second-half performance.

Tottenham’s third successive win, and their sixth in eight, lifted them into the top four for at least 24 hours and the manner in which they cut loose to score five goals may look ominous for their rivals. Conte has urged caution about their prospects since being appointed in November, suggesting more than once that they are well short of the level required for Europe’s elite, but he has seen enough improvement to believe they have a realistic shot at finishing the season successfully.

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Written by Nick Ames
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/apr/03/conte-says-tottenham-are-in-champions-league-race-after-newcastle-win under the title “Conte says Tottenham are in Champions League race after Newcastle win”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.