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Newcastle: Bruno steals the present v Forest

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Newcastle United took all three factors from their first Premier League sport of the season in entrance of their dwelling supporters at St James’ Park in opposition to Nottingham Forest, and Eddie Howe will certainly be delighted with what he noticed this afternoon.

That is now the seventh successive time that the Magpies have notched a house win in opposition to the Reds, and will probably be an incredible feeling for everybody concerned at Newcastle to have three factors on the board, with a promising first impression on how they’ll got down to problem for a cushty top-half end on the very least this time period.

Regardless of the sport ending in a cushty 2-0 dwelling win, Forest have been cussed within the first half of their resistance to not permit Newcastle to open up a lead early into the sport.

The guests held off the fixed attacking menace on their objective from their hosts, finishing 20 clearances and with Dean Henderson making 5 saves as Steve Cooper’s aspect noticed out the primary half to maintain the scoreline at 0-0 when the half-time whistle was blown.

Nonetheless, it wasn’t lengthy till Newcastle managed to interrupt their opponents down in among the finest methods doable when Fabian Schar hit a gorgeous 25-yard shot at Henderson within the 58th minute, leaving the Manchester United loanee with no hope of retaining it out.

Newcastle doubled their lead 20 minutes later to seal victory when Callum Wilson discovered the online, main the Magpies to not solely their first win of the season but additionally a clear sheet, one thing with which Howe will little doubt be delighted.

Regardless of Schar’s excellent strike, one participant who successfully went about his enterprise dominating the centre of the pitch at the moment within the absence of Jonjo Shelvey was January signing Bruno Guimaraes.

The gifted Brazilian showcased a spread of attributes as he led the midfield by instance, with 95 touches, an 89% move completion charge and three key passes, finishing 12 of his 18 floor duels and 4 of his seven dribble makes an attempt.

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Howe will likely be relieved that Guimaraes comfortably lined the place with no indicators of weak point within the stead of Shelvey, who’s at the moment injured for the foreseeable, and the supervisor will likely be hoping that the 24-year-old can proceed to dominate within the position as he greater than compensated for his stricken team-mate’s absence.

The Newcastle supervisor and the St James’ Park devoted will likely be completely delighted with the efficiency they noticed at the moment from their group, and extra shows like this from Guimaraes ought to actually assist them to construct upon this end result to have a constructive season general.

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