Published: Fri, December 06, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Newcastle beats Sheffield United in Premier League

Newcastle beats Sheffield United in Premier League

Having taken a first half lead through Allan Saint-Maximin's first goal for the club, Newcastle sealed the result and the three points when Jonjo Shelvey scored a second in the 70th minute.

Paul Dummett's long ball forward was flicked on by Andy Carroll and Shelvey found himself clean through on goal after making a run from deep.

But, after a review by the video assistant referee, the goal was given.

FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Newcastle's win against Sheffield Utd in the Premier League.

"It (VAR) is becoming too hard for everyone".

"The game has changed". What we are having to deal with, we're having to learn on the job. I'm drained with it, if I'm honest.

"This game now is completely different to what I experienced as a 16-year-old lad as an apprentice".

They've produced good performances towards sides who must be round them, one thing Newcastle have struggled to get proper each time.

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While it may have been seen as one of Newcastle's more winnable games in the summer, it now looks a lot more hard 14 games into the season. I'm all over the place with it. Stoke City could also return after agreeing a fee with Newcastle in the summer, only for the move to collapse as they could not afford his wages under financial fair play rules. And we do need to learn from it.

"However, that's an opportunity where a linesman keeps his flag down, maybe, and then the confusion goes away".

"The second Newcastle goal is the most ridiculous goal you will see", he said. That's a natural reaction.

For Magpies boss, Steve Bruce, it was a moment that went the way of his team. However, I have to say the decision was right.

"When something is as close as that was, for me the linesman has created the confusion".

"It looked borderline, it was borderline, so maybe the linesman could have kept the flag down and checked afterwards. We've got one tonight and we are obviously pleased but I can understand that Chrissy won't be".

"It's the manner of it, everyone just seemed to stop didn't they?"

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