Miles Starforth's player ratings: Newcastle drop to bottom but '˜intelligent' Shelvey and '˜influential' Kenedy shine

Newcastle United have dropped to the bottom of the Premier League table after a 1-0 defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion - but there were some positives to take.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 20 October, 2018, 17:25
Here's who stood out for Rafa Benitez's men against Brighton

While Beram Kayal’s first-half strike handed the Seagulls a rare away victory, the result failed to tell the story of a game in which Newcastle had more than their fair share of chances.

Once again woes in front of goal proved the Magpies’ downfall as they remain winless this season.

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But our man Miles Starforth has handed out some encouraging ratings after a display which offered some promise.

Click the link above and flick through our gallery to see who shone - and struggled - for the Magpies.