The Northern Echo

REPORT: Newcastle United 3 Southampton 2


Newcastle United 3 Southampton 2

By Scott Wilson

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    * Joe Willock (16) slots home Newcastle's opener after a pull-back from Allan Saint-Maximin
  • * Miguel Almiron (26) doubles Newcastle's lead with a low strike that deflects off Jan Bednarek to wrong-foot Alex McCarthy
  • * Takumi Minamino (30) scores for Southampton with a drive into the roof of the net
  • * Almiron (45) slots home Newcastle's third goal in first-half stoppage time after a poor clearance from McCarthy
  • * James Ward-Prowse (48) makes it 3-2 as he curls home a direct free-kick from 20 yards
  • * Jeff Hendrick is sent off in the 50th minute for a second booking