Newcastle have been handed an enormous enhance of their Premier League survival bid as an impressed second-half show by Allan Saint-Maximin helped them to a 2-1 win at Burnley.
The Frenchman scored and supplied an help for within the house of 5 minutes after Matej Vydra gave the hosts the lead.
The guests responded nicely to going behind as Vydra completed from lower than six yards out following good work by strike associate Chris Wooden.
Nevertheless, it was shaping as much as be a type of afternoons for Steve Bruce’s facet as Dwight Gayle’s purpose wasn’t given on account of a marginal offside whereas the striker was denied from point-blank vary by Bailey Peacock Farrell, in for Nick Pope who has a shoulder damage.
In the meantime, Steve Bruce’s facet have been denied a penalty when James Tarkowski’s boot struck Sean Longstaff’s head.
The Premier League later confirmed to talkSPORT that referee Anthony Taylor’s determination wasn’t overturned by VAR as Tarkowski received the ball first and it was thus deemed not a transparent and apparent error. That’s not how Sky Sports activities pundit Jamie Redknapp noticed it, nevertheless.
He mentioned: “He’s practically taken his head off! Anyplace else on the pitch it’s a foul, so why’s it not a penalty?”
Newcastle continued to probe and the course of the match modified when Bruce introduced on Saint-Maximin, in addition to Callum Wilson, who made a return for the primary time since February, on 57 minutes.
Two minutes later, they have been degree as Saint-Maximin teed up Jacob Murphy, who fired into the nook of the web.
And 5 minutes after that, the Magpies went 2-1 as Saint-Maximin gathered the ball on the midway line, deceived Tarkowski and Ben Mee as he switched onto his left peg earlier than putting low into the nook of the web – and doing a superb dance to rejoice what proved to be the winner.
The consequence sees the Magpies go six factors away from 18th-placed Fulham, who have been crushed by Wolves on Friday evening.