Newcastle vs Tottenham suspended after medical emergency in the crowd

Newcastle vs Tottenham was temporarily suspended

Newcastle's home fixture versus Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday was temporarily suspended late in the first half.

A medical emergency in the stands saw play halted just before the interval and the two teams were eventually asked to leave the field by referee Andre Marriner.

Tottenham players were incredibly quick to react on the pitch to make the officials aware of the situation in the stands.

Both Sergio Reguilon and Eric Dier spotted the incident unfolding and their actions resulted in a defibrillator being rushed to the supporter.

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The Spurs duo deserve an enormous amount of praise for the way they reacted.

Newcastle have since announced on their official Twitter account that the fan in need of medical assistance "has been stabilised and is on their way to hospital".

We hope and pray that they make a full recovery.

The two teams eventually resumed the final few minutes of the first half with Tottenham 2-1 up thanks to goals from Tanguy Ndombele and Harry Kane.

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Heung-min Son then put the visiting side 3-1 ahead just before the half-time break with a strike from close-range.

A late own goal from Dier gave Newcastle a glimmer of hope, but the visitors held on to secure a priceless three points.

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