Newcastle United under-23s claimed the Wear-Tyne derby bragging rights with a 2-1 win against Sunderland.

'A class above' – Newcastle United under-23s player ratings from Wear-Tyne derby victory over Sunderland

Newcastle United under-23s claimed local bragging rights with a 2-1 win against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 10:11 am

The young Magpies fell behind to Tyrese Dyce’s first-half opener, however fought back after the break to earn three points.

Jay Turner-Cooke put United level against his former club before Adam Wilson quickly turned the game on its head before the hour-mark.

Back-to-back wins against Middlesbrough and now the Black Cats has lifted Newcastle up to 4th in the Premier League 2 Group 2 table.

Our writer Jordan Cronin was on Wearside – and here’s how he rated each Magpies player:

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