Leicester City 2-4 Newcastle United: Callum Wilson double in Magpies win

Callum Wilson celebrates
All 11 of Callum Wilson’s Premier League goals for Newcastle have been scored in the second half

Newcastle moved to within one point of Premier League safety with an impressive win over Champions League-chasing Leicester City.

Joe Willock put the visitors ahead with a cool finish after pouncing on an error from Foxes defender Caglar Soyuncu.

Paul Dummett doubled the Magpies’ lead, rising above Wesley Fofana to head past Kasper Schmeichel from Matt Ritchie’s corner.

Callum Wilson’s second-half double wrapped up the three points, before late goals from Marc Albrighton and Kelechi Iheanacho for the hosts.

The result moves Steve Bruce’s side up to 13th, 12 points ahead of 18th-placed Fulham who have four games left.

Leicester, in third, remain five points ahead of fifth-placed West Ham but have now played a game more.

More to follow.

Player of the match

WilsonCallum Wilson

Leicester City

  1. Squad number14Player nameIheanacho

  2. Squad number1Player nameSchmeichel

  3. Squad number11Player nameAlbrighton

  4. Squad number8Player nameTielemans

  5. Squad number3Player nameFofana

  6. Squad number9Player nameVardy

  7. Squad number17Player nameAyoze Pérez

  8. Squad number25Player nameNdidi

  9. Squad number27Player nameCastagne

  10. Squad number33Player nameThomas

  11. Squad number24Player nameMendy

  12. Squad number10Player nameMaddison

  13. Squad number21Player nameRicardo Pereira

  14. Squad number4Player nameSöyüncü

Newcastle United

  1. Squad number13Player nameWilson

  2. Squad number28Player nameWillock

  3. Squad number1Player nameDubravka

  4. Squad number10Player nameSaint-Maximin

  5. Squad number3Player nameDummett

  6. Squad number11Player nameRitchie

  7. Squad number24Player nameAlmirón

  8. Squad number23Player nameMurphy

  9. Squad number18Player nameFernández

  10. Squad number8Player nameShelvey

  11. Squad number17Player nameKrafth

  12. Squad number9Player nameJoelinton

  13. Squad number36Player nameS Longstaff

  14. Squad number16Player nameHendrick



Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1Schmeichel
  • 27Castagne
  • 3Fofana
  • 4Söyüncü
  • 21Ricardo PereiraSubstituted forThomasat 69′minutes
  • 8Tielemans
  • 25NdidiSubstituted forPérezat 63′minutes
  • 11Albrighton
  • 10MaddisonSubstituted forMendyat 77′minutes
  • 14IheanachoBooked at 72mins
  • 9Vardy


  • 12Ward
  • 17Pérez
  • 18Amartey
  • 19Ünder
  • 20Choudhury
  • 24Mendy
  • 26Praet
  • 28Fuchs
  • 33Thomas


Formation 5-3-2

  • 1Dubravka
  • 23Murphy
  • 17KrafthBooked at 56mins
  • 18Fernández
  • 3Dummett
  • 11Ritchie
  • 28WillockSubstituted forS Longstaffat 77′minutes
  • 8Shelvey
  • 24AlmirónSubstituted forHendrickat 88′minutes
  • 13Wilson
  • 10Saint-MaximinSubstituted forJoelintonat 84′minutes


  • 2Clark
  • 7Carroll
  • 9Joelinton
  • 12Gayle
  • 15Lewis
  • 16Hendrick
  • 19Manquillo
  • 29Gillespie
  • 36S Longstaff

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