RECAP: Newcastle United 2 Aston Villa 0 - Magpies back on top of Championship, Rafa Benitez talks Dwight Gayle injury blow, player ratings

Newcastle United returned to the top of the Championship pile thanks to a 2-0 win over Aston Villa at St James' Park tonight.

St James' Park.
St James' Park.

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St James' Park.
St James' Park.