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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