Dubravka has previously played at the national stadium with his native Slovakia but was playing there for the first time at club level. He made saves to deny Christian Eriksen and Danny Rose but it was to no avail, as Harry Kane scored the winner.
The goalkeeper also made a string of saves in last weekend's defeat at Watford but he was magnanimous in praise of his teammates after Wednesday's loss.
Thought #nufc were full of zip & creativity last night. Emergence of partnerships in central midfield & defence a real bonus in 2018.— Mark Douglas (@MsiDouglas) May 10, 2018
First summer where I don't think total overhaul required.
Kenedy, Dubravka and maybe 3/4 quality additions would give #nufc a chance next year.
“We will see what’s going to happen after the last game,” he said.
Dubravka's future could depend on that of his manager, who is yet to sign an extension to his Newcastle contract due to reservations about the club's lack of spending power.
The Magpies could yet finish anywhere between 10th and 14th going into the final game of the season at home to Chelsea on Sunday.