It will be a pleasing result for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, who has fielded hard questions following Tottenham's absence of movement in the transfer market and the explosive comments from Danny Rose in which the left-back hit out at the way the club has been operating. The Dane's pass by met by an on rushing Alli who slotted past Rob Elliot.
The combative midfielder was trying to get the ball back quickly, Alli moved it away and Shelvey reacted by treading on Alli's ankle.
The Toon midfielder was given his marching orders in the second half of the Premier League clash on Sunday after leaving one on Alli, causing widespread confusion over his freakish decision. The red card changed everything.
It proved a relatively disappointing day for Newcastle United upon their return to the Premier League. - Since the start of the 2015/16 season, Christian Eriksen has assisted more Premier League goals than any other player (30).
Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem
Marshawn Lynch didn't play Saturday night, but he did make a statement in his return to an National Football League game field. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio was unaware of Lynch's intention to sit but said he spoke with the veteran rusher after the game.