Miles Starforth's player ratings: Youngsters shine but new signing '˜uncomfortable' in Newcastle cup defeat

Newcastle United crashed out the Carabao Cup last night, but who stood out for the Magpies?

Thursday, 30th August 2018, 3:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th August 2018, 4:01 pm
Who stood out for Rafa Benitez's side at Nottingham Forest?

After an eventful final few minutes, Rafa Benitez’s side were beaten 3-1 by Championship side Nottingham Forest on a testing evening at the City Ground.

The Spaniard named an experimental team for the cup outing, handing opportunities to several youngsters and summer signings ahead of Saturday’s trip to Manchester City.

But who stood out despite the defeat?

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Our Newcastle United writer, Miles Starforth, has delivered his verdict on the performance - and it’s no surprise to see some low marks in there.

Click the link above and flick through our player ratings from the Carabao Cup defeat.