Newcastle United 1-1 Norwich City: Ten-man Magpies remain winless after Norwich draw


Teemu Pukki, Norwich City, Newcastle United
Teemu Pukki’s magnificent volley earned Norwich a share of the spoils at St James’ Park

Ten-man Newcastle’s search for a first win of the season goes on after Eddie Howe’s side were held to a draw by fellow strugglers Norwich at St James’ Park.

Teemu Pukki’s magnificent volley into the top corner cancelled out Callum Wilson’s second-half penalty, which was awarded after Federico Fernandez’s header struck the raised arm of Billy Gilmour.

The Magpies had endured a nightmare start when Ciaran Clark was shown a ninth-minute red card for a professional foul on Norwich striker Pukki.

Howe’s team responded well to Clark’s dismissal – although Wilson’s spot-kick proved to be their only shot on target throughout the 90 minutes

Norwich’s best opportunity prior to Pukki’s equaliser fell to Josh Sargent, whose far-post shot was blocked by former Canaries player Jamal Lewis.

Pierre Lees-Melou almost capitalised on a Fabian Schar error in second-half stoppage time, but the Frenchman was denied by Martin Dubravka.

The point lifts Dean Smith’s side above Burnley into 18th place, while Newcastle remain rooted to the bottom of the table.

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Newcastle United

  1. Squad number1Player nameDúbravka

  2. Squad number19Player nameManquillo

  3. Squad number5Player nameSchär

  4. Squad number2Player nameClark

  5. Squad number12Player nameLewis

  6. Squad number21Player nameFraser

  7. Squad number8Player nameShelvey

  8. Squad number28Player nameWillock

  9. Squad number10Player nameSaint-Maximin

  10. Squad number9Player nameWilson

  11. Squad number7Player nameJoelinton

  1. Squad number14Player nameHayden

  2. Squad number18Player nameFernández

  3. Squad number24Player nameAlmirón

Norwich City

  1. Squad number1Player nameKrul

  2. Squad number2Player nameAarons

  3. Squad number5Player nameHanley

  4. Squad number4Player nameGibson

  5. Squad number21Player nameWilliams

  6. Squad number7Player nameRupp

  7. Squad number24Player nameSargent

  8. Squad number8Player nameGilmour

  9. Squad number23Player nameMcLean

  10. Squad number18Player nameTzolis

  11. Squad number22Player namePukki

  1. Squad number20Player nameLees-Melou

  2. Squad number30Player nameGiannoulis

  3. Squad number35Player nameIdah

Line-ups

Newcastle

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Dúbravka
  • 19Manquillo
  • 5Schär
  • 2ClarkBooked at 9mins
  • 12Lewis
  • 21FraserSubstituted forFernándezat 11′minutes
  • 8Shelvey
  • 28WillockSubstituted forHaydenat 73′minutes
  • 10Saint-MaximinSubstituted forAlmirónat 77′minutes
  • 9Wilson
  • 7Joelinton

Substitutes

  • 14Hayden
  • 16Hendrick
  • 17Krafth
  • 18Fernández
  • 23Murphy
  • 24Almirón
  • 26Darlow
  • 34Gayle
  • 36S Longstaff

Norwich

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Krul
  • 2Aarons
  • 5Hanley
  • 4Gibson
  • 21WilliamsSubstituted forGiannoulisat 73′minutes
  • 7Rupp
  • 24SargentSubstituted forIdahat 67′minutes
  • 8Gilmour
  • 23McLean
  • 18TzolisSubstituted forLees-Melouat 45′minutes
  • 22Pukki

Substitutes

  • 10Dowell
  • 11Placheta
  • 15Kabak
  • 19Sørensen
  • 20Lees-Melou
  • 28Gunn
  • 30Giannoulis
  • 35Idah
  • 44Omobamidele

Referee:
Andy Madley

Attendance:
50,757

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