Well, that was not a pretty match for Newcastle fans. The Magpies were outplayed at St James Park by Norwich City, who are in the basement of the Premier League.
We would like to say that was two points lost, but we really didn’t deserve much out of the match and are lucky Teemu Pukki is not in his early-season form.
The visitors had the better chances while edging the possession. Our defenders were solid, and once again, Martin Dubravka made a few crucial stops.
However, the lads are entirely devoid of creativity going forward, and the few chances that fell their way were not taken.
Despite the lack of service, Joelinton played well and had Newcastle’s best chance with a first-half header that Tim Krul did well to save. Those moments were few and far between.
Our set-pieces were lacking as we had a couple of free-kicks just outside the box that were wasted. We hope that as Valentino Lazaro gets more time on the pitch, he is allowed to take some of the set-pieces.
One of the biggest disappointments is that it was all Norwich for the final ten minutes of the game. Newcastle just held on for a disappointing draw.
We’ve moved into 10th place on 31 points, but that will change after Arsenal travel to Burnley tomorrow as they are both on 30 points with a better goal difference.
Who Was Newcastle's Best Player In Draw Against Norwich?
- Martin Dubravka (70%, 1,162 )
- A. Saint-Maxmin (9%, 142 )
- Federico Fernandez (5%, 87 )
- Joelinton (5%, 82 )
- Miguel Almiron (3%, 53 )
- Nabil Bentaleb (2%, 29 )
- Ciaran Clark (2%, 28 )
- Matt Ritchie (1%, 22 )
- Jamaal Lascelles (1%, 14 )
- Valentino Lazaro (1%, 12 )
- Danny Rose (1%, 12 )
- Sean Longstaff (1%, 10 )
- Isaac Hayden (1%, 9 )
- DeAndre Yedlin (0%, 7 )
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