Newcastle United 3-2 Southampton: Miguel Almiron conjures up hosts to helpful win

Newcastle United 3-2 Southampton: Miguel Almiron conjures up hosts to helpful win

Miguel Almiron
Miguel Almiron has scored 4 objectives in his final 12 Premier League video games

Newcastle held on to beat Southampton regardless of taking part in the final 18 minutes with 9 males, as Miguel Almiron scored twice for the hosts at a rain-soaked St James’ Park.

The end result sees Newcastle stay in sixteenth however might ease among the strain on supervisor Steve Bruce, whose facet at the moment are 11 factors away from the underside three.

Nonetheless, it was a dismal conclusion to the week for Southampton, who have been unable to bounce again from their 9-0 defeat at Manchester United regardless of Jeff Hendrick’s dismissal early within the second half and an damage to Fabian Schar – when the hosts had already made their three substitutions.

On-loan Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock had given Newcastle an ideal begin, steering in Allan Saint-Maximin’s cut-back to open the scoring on his debut earlier than Almiron doubled their lead with a shot that deflected off Saints defender Jan Bednarek.

The Paraguay winger then restored Newcastle’s two-goal benefit after Takumi Minamino lashed in a superb debut objective for the Saints.

James Ward-Prowse’s fantastic free-kick had given Saints hope of rescuing some extent even earlier than Hendrick was despatched off for 2 bookings, however a resilient Newcastle held on.

Southampton have now misplaced 5 consecutive top-flight video games for the primary time since September 1998.

Struggling Saints

After Tuesday’s bruising defeat, Southampton’s journey to the north-east was at all times going to be a check of character.

Nonetheless, they made the worst doable begin and, at instances, Bednarek, who had his crimson card at Previous Trafford rescinded, should have wished his suspension had stood.

The Poland defender had already been turned inside out as soon as by Saint-Maximin earlier than the French winger accelerated previous him to put on the opener for Willock.

For the second, Bednarek’s positioning in entrance of Alex McCarthy left the goalkeeper with no likelihood to react when Almiron’s highly effective left-footed drive diverted off him into the online.

Southampton, who had a Che Adams tap-in appropriately dominated out for offside, did present flashes of brilliance.

Each Minamino’s objective – he ghosted previous Isaac Hayden earlier than producing a memorable end – and Ward-Prowse’s beautiful free-kick, which discovered the highest left nook, have been match to grace any sport.

Though his workforce managed possession, supervisor Ralph Hasenhuttl’s expression on the remaining whistle was virtually as gloomy because the circumstances.

Extra to observe.

Participant of the match

AlmirónMiguel Almirón

Newcastle United

  1. Squad quantity24Participant identifyAlmirón

  2. Squad quantity28Participant identifyWillock

  3. Squad quantity10Participant identifySaint-Maximin

  4. Squad quantity13Participant identifyWilson

  5. Squad quantity3Participant identifyDummett

  6. Squad quantity26Participant identifyDarlow

  7. Squad quantity14Participant identifyHayden

  8. Squad quantity15Participant identifyLewis

  9. Squad quantity5Participant identifySchär

  10. Squad quantity17Participant identifyKrafth

  11. Squad quantity19Participant identifyManquillo

  12. Squad quantity8Participant identifyShelvey

  13. Squad quantity9Participant identifyJoelinton

  14. Squad quantity16Participant identifyHendrick

Line-ups

Newcastle

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 26DarlowBooked at 90mins
  • 19ManquilloSubstituted forKrafthat 24′minutesBooked at 45mins
  • 14Hayden
  • 5SchärSubstituted forat 79′minutes
  • 15Lewis
  • 16HendrickBooked at 50mins
  • 8Shelvey
  • 28Willock
  • 24Almirón
  • 10Saint-MaximinSubstituted forDummettat 67′minutes
  • 13WilsonSubstituted forJoelintonat 36′minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Dubravka
  • 3Dummett
  • 7Carroll
  • 9Joelinton
  • 11Ritchie
  • 12Gayle
  • 17Krafth
  • 21Fraser
  • 57Anderson

Southampton

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1McCarthy
  • 5StephensSubstituted forN’Lunduluat 81′minutes
  • 35BednarekBooked at 73mins
  • 4Vestergaard
  • 3Bertrand
  • 11Redmond
  • 8Ward-Prowse
  • 6Romeu
  • 19Minamino
  • 10Adams
  • 9Ings

Substitutes

  • 12Djenepo
  • 22Salisu
  • 23Tella
  • 31Ramsay
  • 40N’Lundulu
  • 44Forster
  • 52Finnigan
  • 65Watts
  • 72Chauke

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