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Newcastle Draw 2-2 – Brillant Cabella Late Strike

9:37 pm, Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 30 Comments

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Newcastle were 1-0 up after 16 minutes though Manyu Riviere, but Huddersfield came from behind and were 2-1 up after 65 minutes, with good goals from Majewski and John Snead, and when it looked like Newcastle were going to suffer a shock defeat, that man Remy Cabella came through to score a great goal for the Magpies after 88 minutes, and it ended all square at 2-2.

Newcastle took the lead after 16 minutes, and it was that man Riviere again who scored his third goal in pre-season, and it was a well taken opportunity by the Frenchman.

Good work between Cabella and Gouffran saw Yoan put the ball into Riviere at the far post and he put the ball into the back of the net.

Newcastle looked comfortable after the first goal but Newcastle didn’t create many chances and it was midfielder Majewski, who scored a fine goal for Huddersfield to level the scored after 36 minutes.

But it was poor defending by Newcastle and a right wing cross should have been cleared and Dixon gave the ball to Majewski, who put the ball brilliantly into the top right hand corner giving Krul no chance.

And then Remy Cabella had a decent drive at goal and that wasn’t far off the target, and at half time the scored were level at 1-1.

At the start of the second half Huddersfield made 11 changes – talk about giving all your players a run-out.

Pardew made three changes and on came Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Gabby Obertan and Rolando Aarons for Daryl Janmaat, Facundo Ferreyra and Yoan Gouffran shortly into the second half.

After 64 minutes Dummett was introduce for Haidara, Abeid was brought on for Colback and Steven Taylor replaced Mike Williamson in central defense.

Then Huddersfield took the lead one minute later when Jon Snead had the ball in the back of the net, and seven minutes later Ayoze Perez came on for Manu Riviere.

Substitute Paul Dummett then tried a speculative shot from long range and it was quite close – a decent effort from the local lad.

Then with just two minutes to go Ayoze Perez was brought down outside the box and the Spanish winger quickly played the ball through to Remy Cabella.

Cabella was being challenged by a defender but the Frenchman scored another great goal for Newcastle, as the 24 year-old showed his class and brilliantly lobbed the ball over the goalkeeper and into the back of the net to make it 2-2.

This lad is going to be great for Newcastle, although his goal seemed to come off a Huddersfield defender.

Here are all four goals – video.


Huddersfield (3-5-2): Alex Smithies (Joe Murphy 46); Joel Lynch (Matt Crooks 46), Lee Peltier (c) (Sean St. Ledger 46), Tommy Smith (Murray Wallace 46); Paul Dixon (Adam Hamill 46), Jonathan Hogg (Jordan Sinnott 46), Oliver Norwood (Phillip Billing 46), Radoslaw Majewski (Duane Holmes 46), Sean Scannell (Jake Carroll 46); Danny Ward (Joe Lolley 46), Nahki Wells (Jon Stead 46)
Subs not used: none

Newcastle (4-4-2): Tim Krul; Daryl Janmaat (Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa 57), Mike Williamson (Steven Taylor 64), Fabricio Coloccini (c), Massadio Haidara (Paul Dummett 64); Yoan Gouffran (Rolando Aarons 57), Moussa Sissoko, Jack Colback (Mehdi Abeid 64), Remy Cabella; Facundo Ferreyra (Gabriel Obertan 57), Emmanuel Riviere (Ayoze Perez 72)
Subs not used: Rob Elliot

Referee: Andy Madley (West Yorkshire)
Bookings: Huddersfield – none; Newcastle – none

Comments welcome.

Tags: Friendlies · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Pre-season

30 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Markaccus // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:38 PM

    2-2 jesper. We seemed to be in control. Their first goal was a 20 yard corker (to equalise after a good move down the right by cabella, goofy and rivvy to score) and they went ahead as soon as Taylor came on, against the run of play. Cabella chipped the keeper to earn the draw.

  • 2 Markaccus // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:40 PM


    I think the best we can hope for is 2 of the 3 players.

  • 3 Geremi's Prosthetic Leg Fund // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    We should have won that game with the squad we had out this close to the season, no excuses really.

  • 4 Sazzer // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:41 PM

    Cabella goal tilt your head.

  • 5 Ashton // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:41 PM

    Our defense is weak. We need Kostas Manolas.

  • 6 Sazzer // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:43 PM

    Better version:

  • 7 geordie157 // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:43 PM

    How did the Argentine striker do?

    Centre back has to be priority.

  • 8 Markaccus // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:44 PM


    I dont know…. i think that same team would put 4 past huddersfield if we played them in a weeks time. (And we dont bring taylor on). Janmaat, ferreyra and cabella wont have fully gelled yet, and our second string defense who came on in the second half are PONY.

  • 9 Beatroll25 // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:46 PM

    Like I said t’other day, I’d rather spend £15 million on a CB than a CF.

    We cannot rely on Willo or Saylor. Both error prone.

    I’d prefer Willo as back up but even that isn’t good enough for a club like ours.

    With our attacking players we should be top 8, our defence makes us an unknown quantity. Could be anything.

  • 10 deeps // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:47 PM

    West brom lost 3-2 to Port Vale..Gotta say that their manager is worse than Pardwho.. 😀

  • 11 Pard Out // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:48 PM

    2-2 not good toonies about time Ashley got a backbone and sacked Pardew!

  • 12 Shaker Shakrah // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:49 PM

    This is a strong Newcastle side , so I expect at least a 3-0
    against an average side

    Poor defending from Williamson & Taylor really
    in the both goals !!
    We need a class CB very quickly .

  • 13 toon kk // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:49 PM

    Looks like we’re going to be average unless we get a quality CB in. Not to mention a proven striker. Saylor needs to be shown the door.
    The two main areas haven’t been addressed yet.

  • 14 hitman // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:50 PM

    a few injuries to key players and we are in trouble…i know it was a friendly but ffs we should be beating teams like this even with owa second string players..

  • 15 geordie157 // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:51 PM

    Saylor out Vlaar in.

  • 16 Markaccus // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:51 PM


    thats pretty much where we are in a nutshell. Centre Half next. No question about it. That celtic player is expensive at 10 mil, but at 6’4″ strong and athletic, we might just have to risk it.

  • 17 welshgeordie9 // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:51 PM

    God it didn’t take long for the bloody moaners to come on here

    Our squad we have got now we can’t say anything about it until the start of the season our 1st team didn’t play all of the match did it, our new signings are doing well so far scoring a few goals, it doesn’t help when you make so many changes, you wouldn’t do that in the league, at the moment we are looking very good at the moment just another cb and foward.

  • 18 Toon1978 // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:51 PM

    It’s a little worrying that we continue to concede goals. We seem very suspect at the back. Maybe a CB is a must.

  • 19 Markaccus // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:52 PM

    Can someone ask Ketsbaia9 whether or not we should sign Alderwiereld?

  • 20 JAMSHA(PARDEW SLAYER) // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:52 PM

    nice coal cabella

  • 21 Toon1978 // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:53 PM

    Having said that, we are scoring more goals which is a good thing lol.

  • 22 kilcline // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:53 PM

    Sell Saylor, championship player or someline like Burnley/Leicester – £2-3m max
    Sell MYM to France – £5-6m

    Buy Richards – £6m

    Swap Ben Arfa with Grenier and prob a few mill.






    Don’t like Sissoko out wide but could come in for Arrons with Cabella switching to the left.

  • 23 welshgeordie9 // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:56 PM

    When it comes to conceding goals we are just as crap as Liverpool, as for scoring we are doing a lot better, it could be worse we could be like west ham they are terrible so far in pre season.

  • 24 Scottiedog // Aug 5, 2014 at 9:58 PM

    It’s pre season ffs!! Well done to nufc, once we get de Jong back in and tiote controlling the centre we will be fine.

    Again stop moaning!!

  • 25 welshgeordie9 // Aug 5, 2014 at 10:00 PM


    Well said somebody with bloody sense

  • 26 JP...from The Rock // Aug 5, 2014 at 10:01 PM

    We should go and bid for any of Hernandez, PEA, Doumbia, Lacazette for our attack.

    And bid for Richards or Caulker for our defense.

  • 27 welshgeordie9 // Aug 5, 2014 at 10:02 PM

    where the hell are those two players we are supposed to be signing

  • 28 welshgeordie9 // Aug 5, 2014 at 10:04 PM

    Pard Out

    Sack pardew is it, was you saying that on Sunday when we won

  • 29 welshgeordie9 // Aug 5, 2014 at 10:06 PM

    Quite strange when people say sack pardew when we lose, and then jump for joy when we win, aren’t you suppose to back your manager when you win lose or draw.

  • 30 Shaker Shakrah // Aug 5, 2014 at 10:17 PM

    29welshgeordie : ” Quite strange when people say sack pardew when we lose, and then jump for joy when we win, aren’t you suppose to back your manager when you win lose or draw. ”

    loooooooooooooool , true 😀

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