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.
Rafa Benitez brought on Jamaal Lascelles and Chancel Mbemba as replacements for the two defenders.
Harry Kane's tackle on Lejuene forced Benitez to take off the Frenchman.
Yasin Ittoo among slain Shopian militants
Martyr Sep Gawai Sumedh Waman, 25 years of age, had joined the Army in 2011 and hailed from Village Lonagra in Akola, Maharashtra. Internet services have been blocked in Badgam district following the identification of Itoo among the slain militants.
Eriksen worked Rob Elliot four minutes before half-time with a dipping, 25-yard drive the goalkeeper saw all the way and was able to hold.
Alli kicked the ball away as the Newcastle midfielder bent down to collect it. Shelvey then thread on Alli's ankle, the referee spotted it and sent him off.
Tottenham team to play Newcastle United: Lloris, Walker-Peters, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Dembele, Sissoko, Eriksen, Ali, Kane.
Spurs' England worldwide dusted himself off to open the scoring in the 61st minute before Ben Davies doubled the Londoners' lead nine minutes later.
Giroud header seals Arsenal win
It's only the second time in eight seasons that Arsene Wenger's side have secured three points in their opening fixture. I thought the ball would go out as it was flying over me and suddenly there was a player.
Newcastle's cause wasn't helped by losing defenders Paul Dummett and Florian Lejeune - the 200th French player to feature in a Premier League game - to injury in the first half. More of that and goals are guaranteed.
His options have improved, though, with young right back Kyle Walker-Peters impressing on his first league start and South Korea forward Heung-min Son making a return to action after sustaining a broken arm in preseason. He was also red carded in a Championship match at Nottingham Forest in December 2016.
1220: Hello and welcome along to our first Super Sunday blog of the Premier League season.
Kyle Busch calls Brad Keselowski a moron for his accusations against Toyota
Jimmie Johnson , Reed Sorenson and Erik Jones served their timeouts for failing pre-qualifying inspection twice at MI . He was the top qualifying rookie. "We know that by points, it's going to be nearly impossible (to make the playoff)".