Tyne-Wear derby: All the key statistics as Newcastle shade numbers against Sunderland
Newcastle United fought back to earn a 1-1 draw against Sunderland '“ and the game statistics say it's no more than they deserved.
The Magpies needed Aleksandar Mitrovic’s late leveller to earn them a point after Jermain Defoe’s opener.
And the key numbers indicate that the home side were worthy of a draw after they had more possession and shots than their derby rivals.
The statistics, provided by BBC Sport, were:
Possession: NUFC 60%; SAFC 40%
Shots: NUFC 17; SAFC 14
Shots on target: NUFC 8; SAFC 4
Corners: NUFC 2; SAFC 5
Fouls: NUFC 14; SAFC 7