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Magpies Fabulous Comeback – Liverpool 2 Newcastle 2 – Video

5:15 pm, Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 27 Comments

In what could be a vital point for Newcastle today at Anfield, our players fought back from 1-0 down after only two minutes to 2-0 after 30 minutes and came back in the second half with goals from Papiss Cisse and Jack Colback.

It was a header from Papiss Cisse from a Vurnon Anita cross after 49 minutes and local lad Jack Colback rifled home after 66 minutes to make it 2-2 and the second hard-earned point in as many games against top opposition.

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Papiss Cisse – scored after 48 minutes

Newcastle could now win our last three games against Crystal Palace (H), Aston Villa (A) and Tottenham (H) (not Man City – sorry about that) to be safe – it’s now possible.

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27 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ron Knee // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:17 PM

    Newcatsle. At least we know it’s really Ed!

  • 2 SPRINGY // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:18 PM

    city….ed..are you sure??lol

  • 3 Blofal // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:18 PM

    Fixtures remaining:

    Newcastle:
    ————-Palace, Villa, Spurs

    Sunderland:
    ————-Arsenal, Stoke, Everton, Chelsea, Watford

    Norwich:
    ————-Arsenal, Watford, ManU, Everton

  • 4 Tsunki // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:18 PM

    Ha ha newcatsle! Oh Ed. You are funny. I think that’s an anniversary typo ha ha

  • 5 Blofal // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:19 PM

    I think we will finish above Norwich. It all depends on the Mackems.

  • 6 Hail Wor Ashley // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:19 PM

    Palace and Villa are not only chances to win, but to win by 3+ in each, crucial we’re ruthless if given the opportunity. GD is becoming a bigger part of the picture each week.

    Arsenal to stuff the MAckems would do wonders for us..

  • 7 Moonraker15 // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:20 PM

    Rd we play Spurs not Mancs !

  • 8 Moonraker15 // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:20 PM

    Ed not Rd *

  • 9 toon kk // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:20 PM

    Martoon
    I’m over the moon with the point, but it’s totally out of our hands mate. Too little to late.

  • 10 Oleg G // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:20 PM

    magpiesg // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:13 PM

    Dummet needs to go. He can only use his left foot and his clearance was so predictable. He is such a liability as left back.
    ——————————————————

    He was the difference in defense in the last 2 games.

    since he came back we got 5 points under our belt.

    I hated how he played today, but you cannot deny that our defense looks better since he came back.

    And we don’t have many options anyway so….

  • 11 Oleg G // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:21 PM

    280 Blofal // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:18 PM

    Fixtures remaining:

    Newcastle:
    ————-Palace, Villa, Spurs

    Sunderland:
    ————-Arsenal, Stoke, Everton, Chelsea, Watford

    Norwich:
    ————-Arsenal, Watford, ManU, Everton

    ———————————–

    I think you got it wrong with Norwich.

    Their last two are against Watford and Everton, not Man U and Everton.

  • 12 shaun83 // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:22 PM

    Everton Watford and Stoke all playing horribly. Hope Stoke feel they owe their home fans after Spurs game and beat the Mackems

  • 13 SPRINGY // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:23 PM

    thought dummett looked knackered the day….maybe three big games in a week after just returning to the first team have wiped him out, to be fair to the lad.

  • 14 lukes26 // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:24 PM

    yeah, dummett has been really good for us

    he’s solid defensively and brings needed pace to be back 4

  • 15 ilovetoon8788 // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:24 PM

    We just need to pray Norwich and scums don’t produce shock results like we have recently. They have harder games than us. I think Norwich will get another 4 points max and Sunderland will get 5 points.

    We need to win all 3 games to survive.

  • 16 toon kk // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:24 PM

    Townsend will be classed as our savior along with Rafa if we on the outside chance stay up

  • 17 Jib // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:25 PM

    Some posters on here cannot handle it when we play well !
    Their default setting is – pick fault , whinge and whine !

  • 18 Tsunki // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:25 PM

    Oleg no denying he has stepped up quality at lb, but there’s also no denying his attempt at going forward is a weakness, and loss of possession is a liability to our overall game. If he could continue to stay solid at lb, and safely hand the ball over to a colleague to do the necessary then he would be good.

  • 19 SPRINGY // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:26 PM

    shaun
    thats my worry to be honest,stoke got hammered again today,watford only won 3 since boxing day and everton have imploded recently…..not a confidence builder they are going to put up a fight.

  • 20 lukes26 // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:29 PM

    springy..im a little worried about sunderland too

    i watched them play man u a few games back..and they were by far the better team

    their midfield of kirchhoff /mvila /rodwell have made them hard to beat

  • 21 SPRINGY // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:31 PM

    luke
    defoe needs hobbling… then there midfield wont matter, coz nee one else will score.

  • 22 GeordieTwo // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:33 PM

    Well done lads. A tremendous recovery in the second half. Cisse’s goal was immense (another assist for Anita). Colback got some luck with the deflection. Very encouraging. Our pressing really rattled them.

  • 23 NoahJ // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:34 PM

    delighted with a point (could be huge if sunderland lose tomorrow), but a positive second half should not excuse how dire we looked in the first half. if the halves were the other way round, we would be up in arms!

    townsend was good, and wijnaldum once again impressed from the bench, but my goodness how many times did we give the ball away in the middle of the midfield? I feel we need someone who can really consolidate that area (de jong, saivet?) possibly as a 4-3-3 (tiote-de jong-colback with sissoko-mitro-townsend up top)

  • 24 Rotonda heights // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:35 PM

    great comeback but…..

    Dummet seemed to get very easily beaten and exposed, plus his distribution is very poor.

    Colback kept giving endless needless fouls away, has no pace and just pushes people right under the ref’s nose.

    Cisse has a truly chronic first touch and an amazing ability to be endlessly offside.

    Tiote thinks he’s Maradona and gets caught.

    But maybe most of all we have no mobile rapid striker to get away or in behind. Mitro and cisse just have no pace to do that.

    Given the above it’s quite amazing what rafa’s doing. who would have given us a prayer at 2-0 down. If only that muppet charnley had ditched SM in La manga.

  • 25 Bobbybee // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:35 PM

    If we batter palace and villa – both possible or likely – spurs might be out of it already and deflated. Or a point might be enough for both teams to achieve their current target. Too early to write us off. Positive thoughts, not negative. Believe! 🙂

  • 26 Pitmatic // Apr 23, 2016 at 5:41 PM

    Fantastic point today, and other results maybe positive for us. City stuffing Stoke should ensure that Arsenal are at it tomorrow, while Hughes will demand a response from Stoke against Sunderland next week. Chelsea’s win at Bournemouth also bodes well for their trip to Sunderland in two weeks.

    Could now do with Man U and Palace winning their semis. Martinez will stake his survival on an FA Cup win if they go through, so would surely be resting players. Flores already played his reserves against West Ham.

  • 27 Yo-yo // Apr 23, 2016 at 6:00 PM

    JIB

    Your default setting is to fault find and criticise other posters who you consider are over critical. Could be that the biggest blog whinger is you.

    Lighten up – not everyone shares your excessive optimism. – Remember you were rating Tufty as world class and destined to succeed only a few short weeks ago.




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