The 1-0 scoreline at St James’ Park reflects the type of game between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace perfectly, as it lacked energy, pace and talking points, however, it doesn’t however convey the fact it was actually Crystal Palace who looked most likely to win the game from the outset.
Southampton and Newcastle played out a closely contested 2-2 draw at St Mary’s on Sunday, with Manuel Gabbiadini scoring a deserved brace for the hosts.
Southampton vs. Newcastle United
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Southampton play host to Newcastle United at St Mary’s on Sunday, with both sides sitting just two points apart in the 2017/18 Premier League table.
You may have noticed that, over the weekend, Newcastle United crept into the top four. This was thanks to a 2-1 victory against Stoke that made it three successive wins in the Premier League for the Magpies, a turnaround from their two opening losses, as well as a defeat to Nottingham Forest in the League Cup.
Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles gets the nod for this weeks young player watch after leading Newcastle’s early charge into the top four.
Newcastle United vs Stoke City
Newcastle welcome Stoke to St James Park this Saturday afternoon hoping to continue their new found good form against a Stoke side who have risen well to the ongoing challenge of their tricky opening fixture list.
Newcastle ran out 1-0 victors in a tight affair away at Swansea. Jamaal Lascelles was the magpies hero as he saved a certain goal at one end, then scored what was the eventual winner with a bullet header from a Matt Ritchie corner.