Miles Starforth's player ratings: One 8, four 7s for Newcastle United in Huddersfield win

Newcastle recorded their fourth league victory of the season following a 1-0 win at Huddersfield - but who stood out for Rafa Benitez's side?

Saturday, 15th December 2018, 4:45 pm
Updated Saturday, 15th December 2018, 4:53 pm
Salomon Rondon scored the only goal of the game against Huddersfield.

Our Newcastle United writer Miles Starforth has dished out his player ratings from the John Smith's Stadium - Scroll down and flick through our gallery to see how each player performed.

Dubravka Denied Billing with a superb first-half save, well-protected by his defence after the break. 7
Replaced the suspended Yedlin and set up Rondon's goal. 6

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Unsteady in the first half, but grew in strength and part his part in a huge win. 6
Recalled after serving a one-game ban and was a big influence in defence and attack. 8
Steady performance on the left side of Newcastle's three-man defence. 6
Gave the ball away cheaply before the break, but improved in the second half. 6
Not a big influence with the ball, tried to disrupt Huddersfield as best he could. 6
On set-piece duty, was more careful with the ball than some of his colleagues. 7
Had some bright moments, but still short of form. 6
Worked hard before the break and had a hand in Rondon's match-winning goal. 7
Led the line well on a difficult afternoon, given a simple finish after the break thanks to Manquillo and Perez. 7
(for Ki, 72) Helped United see the game out. 6
(for Rondon, 80). N/A
(for Dummett, 89). N/A