Crystal Palace recorded back-to-back wins inside the Premier League for the first time since September as they saved an attack-minded Newcastle at bay at St James’ Park.
The Magpies had a handful of potentialities in order to add to the second-minute strike from Jonjo Shelvey, whereas Roy Hodgson’s side made basically probably the most of their options, turning the match spherical in a four-minute spell courtesy of targets from Jairo Riedewald and Gary Cahill.
Riedewald’s effort trumped Shelvey’s half-volley, when his 20-yard rocket took a slight deflection off Ciaran Clark in beating keeper Karl Darlow. After which inside the twenty fifth minute 35-year-old Cahill leapt highest to flick Eberechi Eze’s nook provide earlier the attain of the Magpies keeper. In doing so, the earlier Chelsea defender grew to develop into the membership’s oldest scorer inside the opponents.
Andros Townsend ought to have made it 3-1 in stoppage time, nevertheless practically inexplicably struck his effort extreme and huge from 4 yards.
The visiting backline was busier of the two defences with Vicente Guaita producing a great instinctive block to disclaim Ryan Fraser and making one different save to disclaim the Scot.
Victory sees Palace switch diploma on 29 components with twelfth place Southampton, whereas Newcastle keep in sixteenth and eight components above the drop-zone.
Whether or not or not Hodgson’s side might make it a hat-trick of successes at Leeds subsequent Monday may rely upon how extreme Wilfried Zaha’s harm is. The Ivory Coast winger received right here off inside the 58th minute with what appeared to be a hamstring harm.
Endurance pays off for Palace
This fourth away win of the season inside the league was the product of disciplined defending, effectivity in assault and some luck.
The Eagles had larger than enough time to regroup after the early jolt from Shelvey and have been grateful Newcastle’s defending was not on the diploma it was all through remaining weekend’s win at Everton.
Hodgson’s private safety was distinctive on Tuesday. Guaita as quickly as as soon as extra underlined his significance inside the backline when he rushed out to get enough of a hand on Fraser’s strike to push it huge.
Full-back Nathaniel Clyne made a important downside to disclaim Callum Wilson a shot on intention and Scott Dann produced a brave block to forestall substitutes Allan Saint-Maximin from testing Guaita.
Further to observe.
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Cost players out of 10 all by or after the game. The rater will shut half-hour after the final word whistle.
Rating fluctuate key = Give it up = Pure perfection
- 19ManquilloSubstituted forGayleat 77 ‘minutes
- 2ClarkSubstituted forCarrollat 89 ‘minutes
- 16HendrickSubstituted forSaint-maximinat 63 ‘minutes
- 8ShelveyBooked at 29mins
- 4M longstaff
- 17ClyneBooked at 51mins
- 3van aanholt
- 44RiedewaldSubstituted forKouyatéat 90 + 2 ‘minutes
- 4MilivojevicBooked at 72mins
- 9J ayewBooked at 90mins
- 11ZahaSubstituted forTownsendat 58 ‘minutes
- 23BatshuayiSubstituted forBentekeat 73 ‘minutes
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Match ends, Newcastle United 1, Crystal Palace 2.
Second Half ends, Newcastle United 1, Crystal Palace 2.
Attempt saved. Andy Carroll (Newcastle United) header from very shut fluctuate is saved inside the center of the intention. Assisted by Jamal Lewis with a cross.
Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) is confirmed the yellow card for a nasty foul.
Fabian Schär (Newcastle United) wins a free kick inside the defensive half.
Foul by Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace).
Substitution, Crystal Palace. Cheikhou Kouyaté replaces Jairo Riedewald.
Attempt missed. Callum Wilson (Newcastle United) header from the center of the sphere misses to the left. Assisted by Ryan Fraser with a cross.
Attempt missed. Andros Townsend (Crystal Palace) correct footed shot from the center of the sphere is simply too extreme. Assisted by Jairo Riedewald.
Substitution, Newcastle United. Andy Carroll replaces Ciaran Clark.
Foul by Fabian Schär (Newcastle United).
Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Attempt missed. Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United) correct footed shot from outdoor the sphere is simply too extreme. Assisted by Jamal Lewis.
Isaac Hayden (Newcastle United) wins a free kick inside the defensive half.
Foul by Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace).
Attempt missed. Fabian Schär (Newcastle United) correct footed shot from outdoor the sphere is simply too extreme.
Foul by Ryan Fraser (Newcastle United).
Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Callum Wilson (Newcastle United).
Vicente Guaita (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick inside the defensive half.