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Newcastle United 2
Arsenal 1
Full time
Islam Slimani 91’
Edward 86’ Alex Iwobi
Jacob Murphy 86’ Matt Ritchie
Joselu 79’ Ayoze Perez
Ainsley Maitland-Niles 78’ Calum Chambers
Danny Welbeck 68’ Joseph
Matt Ritchie 68’
Islam Slimani 63’ Dwight Gayle
Half time
Ayoze Perez 29’
14 ’ Alexandre Lacazette
Kickoff
Stadium
St. James' Park
Date
15 Apr 2018
Kickoff
14:30
Channels
SS3, SSM
90’
Three additional minutes added.
90’
Slimani is yellow carded for time wasting.
90’
That is it! Newcastle beat Arsenal at home for the first time since 2005 thanks to goals Fromm Ayoze and Ritchie. As for Arsenal, it seems it is a season to forget.
90’
NEWCASTLE 2-1 ARSENAL
89’
Xhaka swings in a free kick from the left but the bald head of Shelvey nods it clear.
85’
Iwobi's drive is blocked by a combination of Lejeune and Ritchie.
83’
Xhaka's corner is cleared high by Joselu. Elneny picks it up a sends a shot into row z from 23 yards.
79’
A change from either side sees Maitland-Niles on for Chambers and Joselu on for Ayoze.
77’
Ayoze slams the ball into the outside of the net from a tight angle after good work from Slimani.
75’
WOODWORK! Kenedy sprints into the box and shots. The ball reflects off the leg of Holding and comes back off the angle of the goal frame.
73’
Monreal ventures into the box and hits one across goal, however Lascelles is in the way.
68’
GOAL, NEWCASTLE, RITCHIE! 2-1: Ritchie sends the Gallowgate end into raptures. Slimani powerfully wins a header which Ayoze cleverly flicks on to unmarked Ritchie. The Scotsman slides it past Cech.
67’
A rare sight of goal for Arsenal. Iwobi cuts onto his left but his shot fizzes wide of the near post.
65’
Ritchie has a long range hit, but the volley dips too late and is seen over his bar by Cech.
64’
First change sees Gayle off for the loanee from Leceister, Slimani.
59’
A foul by Diame on Holding halts a Newcastle counter-attack.
56’
Iwobi sucks in two defenders to free up Chambers on the right. He swings in a cross to Aubameyang who headers across goal. Lascelles is there to mop up.
54’
Offside against Aubameyang who tried to play a one-two with Elneny.
51’
The spritely Ayoze goes on a long run after Diame's interception. Mustafi and Holding combine breakdown play before he could find Gayle.
47’
Iwobi adjudged to have handled the ball as he took down Monreal's cross in the box.
46’
We are back underway at St James' Park for the second half with the teams unchanged at the break.
45’
The sides go in level at the break. A resounding near post finish by Ayoze cancelled out Lacazette's opener.
45’
NEWCASTLE 1 - 1 ARSENAL
43’
A slip from Diame deep in his half gives Arsenal a golden chance to go ahead. Willock fluffs his shot with the goal gaping.
41’
Free header for Chambers from Xhaka's corner but the Englishman heads over.
40’
Ritchie manages to manufacture a shot under immense pressure. Cech saves.
38’
Iwobi is hit late by Lejuene and Aubameyang takes aim from the free kick but it is straight into the wall.
36’
Chambers' speculative first time volley bobbles through to Dubravka.
33’
Ayoze skips past Chambers on the byline but he cannot pick out a Newcastle attacker with his cross.
29’
GOAL, NEWCASTLE, AYOZE! 1-1: Beautifully constructed goal from the home side. Gayle brings down another long ball before Yedlin's low cross is expertly turned in by Ayoze.
27’
Chambers swings in a low fizzed cross which Lascelles easily could have put into his own net but in the end skews it across the goal and out for a corner.
24’
Diame intercepts a pass and lopes up field, he loses a defender before floating a ball into the box. Gayle set himself to strike but Mustafi's head gets there first.
21’
Iwobi shows quick feet to make space for a shot but his toe-poke is straight at Dubravka.
17’
Kenedy wins a free kick on the right which Shelvey swings straight into the hands of Cech.
14’
GOAL, ARSENAL, LACAZETTE! 0-1: Aubameyang shows deft touch to take down Mustafi's long ball, his second touch is a cross. Lacazette flies in to volley past Dubravka.
13’
Lejeune plays it long to Gayle who collects in the corner. Ritchie crosses toward Ayoze but it finds the head of an Arsenal player.
9’
Kenedy turns his defender with ease and fires a shot. It requires Cech to save albeit comfortably.
7’
A loose Elneny pass is picked up by Yedlin who plays Ayoze on the way edge of the box. His flick to Gayle is well intercepted by Mustafi.
5’
Lacazette has a sighter which he scuffs wide.
3’
Willock's first premier league start begins with a foul on Ritchie and Newcastle win a corner from the resultant free kick.
1’
Ayoze kicks us off on Tyneside.
0’
Hello and welcome to St James' Park for the Premier League fixture between Newcastle United and Arsenal.
0’
After a solid few weeks, the Magpies will be looking to cement their top half finish. Arsenal look set to miss out on the Champions League places so will have one eye on the Europa League semi final.
0’
Arsenal XI: Cech, Chambers, Mustafi, Holding, Monreal, Elneny, Xhaka, Willock, Iwobi, Aubameyang, Lacazette.
0’
Newcastle XI: Dubravka, Lejeune, Lascelles, Dummett, Yedlin, Diame, Kenedy, Shelvey, Ritchie, Gayle, Ayoze.
0’
Arsenal XI: Cech, Chambers, Holding, Monreal, Mustafi, Xhaka, Iwobi, El Sayed Elneny, Willock, Aubameyang, Lacazette
0’
Arsenal Subs: Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Nelson, Nketiah, Mertesacker, Ospina, Welbeck
0’
Newcastle United XI: Dubravka, Lejeune, Lascelles, Dummett, Yedlin, Diamé, Kenedy, Shelvey, Ritchie, Gayle, Ayoze Pérez
0’
Newcastle United Subs: Darlow, Joselu, Manquillo, Jacob Murphy, Slimani, Hayden, Clark
Newcastle United

Starting XI

12
Martin Dubravka
20
Florian Lejeune
6
Jamaal Lascelles
3
Paul Dummett
22
DeAndre Yedlin
10
Mohamed Diamé
15
Kenedy
8
Jonjo Shelvey
11
Matt Ritchie
1
Dwight Gayle
17
Ayoze Pérez

Substitutes

26
Karl Darlow
21
Joselu
21
Javier Manquillo
6
Jacob Murphy
13
Islam Slimani
14
Isaac Hayden
2
Ciaran Clark
Arsenal

Starting XI

1
Petr Cech
21
Calum Chambers
16
Rob Holding
16
Nacho Monreal
20
Shkodran Mustafi
10
Granit Xhaka
18
Alex Iwobi
17
Mohamed Elneny
69
Joe Willock
14
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
9
Alexandre Lacazette

Substitutes

10
Sead Kolasinac
30
Ainsley Maitland-Niles
61
Reiss Nelson
62
Eddie Nketiah
4
Per Mertesacker
1
David Ospina
14
Danny Welbeck
Pos Club PL W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Liverpool 29 27 1 1 66 21 45 82
2 Manchester City 28 18 3 7 68 31 37 57
3 Leicester City 29 16 5 8 58 28 30 53
4 Chelsea 29 14 6 9 51 39 12 48
5 Manchester United 29 12 9 8 44 30 14 45
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 29 10 13 6 41 34 7 43
7 Sheffield United 28 11 10 7 30 25 5 43
8 Tottenham Hotspur 29 11 8 10 47 40 7 41
9 Arsenal 28 9 13 6 40 36 4 40
10 Burnley 29 11 6 12 34 40 -6 39
11 Crystal Palace 29 10 9 10 26 32 -6 39
12 Everton 29 10 7 12 37 46 -9 37
13 Newcastle United 29 9 8 12 25 41 -16 35
14 Southampton 29 10 4 15 35 52 -17 34
15 Brighton and Hove Albion 29 6 11 12 32 40 -8 29
16 West Ham United 29 7 6 16 35 50 -15 27
17 Watford 29 6 9 14 27 44 -17 27
18 Bournemouth 29 7 6 16 29 47 -18 27
19 Aston Villa 28 7 4 17 34 56 -22 25
20 Norwich City 29 5 6 18 25 52 -27 21
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