Callum Wilson scored for the second game in a row to help Newcastle win their first game in one of the narrow football results of the weekend in the Premier League. In the second match in a row against fellow relegation rivals Burnley in a hotly contested affair. Wilson pounced on a spill by Burnley keeper Nick Pope for the only goal of the game.
Newcastle: Dubravka (6), Manquillo (6), Schar (7), Lascelles (7), Lewis (6), Shelvey (7), Willock (6), Almiron (7), Saint-Maximin (7), Wilson (8), Joelinton (6).
Subs used: Fernandez (n/a), Murphy (n/a).
Burnley: Pope (7), Lowton (6), Tarkowski (7), Mee (7), Taylor (7), Westwood (6), Gudmundsson (7), Brownhill (6), McNeil (6), Wood (5), Cornet (7).
Subs used: Vydra (6), Roberts (6), Rodriguez (6).
Man of the match: Callum Wilson.
Newcastle manager Eddie Howe: “It’s an amazing feeling. The supporters at the end – wow, incredible. The reception they’ve given us all the way through, even with some difficult results, has been exceptional. I was so pleased for the fans that we got the win we desperately needed, it gives everyone a huge lift.”
Burnley manager Sean Dyche: “I thought it was a foul at the time, but I was a long way away. Having looked at it back, I think it was just a clumsy challenge from their player but not a foul.” he added. “We had a strong first half, we looked the more likely [to score] but one mistake ends up defining the whole game. The goal got them out of jail a little bit because I thought we were playing well at the time.”
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