NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08: Federico Fernandez of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Fabian Schar after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton FC at St. James Park on December 08, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08: Federico Fernandez of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Fabian Schar after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton FC at St. James Park on December 08, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

'He's on fire': Newcastle United star singled out for praise in win over Southampton - Liam Kennedy's player ratings

Newcastle United came from behind to win 2-1 against Southampton, a result that puts them 10th in the Premier League table – but which players excelled and struggled?

Sunday, 8th December 2019, 4:53 pm

Federico Fernadez tapped home an 87th-minute winner at St James’s Park after Jonjo Shelvey cancelled out Danny Ings’ early second-half opener for the Saints. Our Toon writer Liam Kennedy has dished out his player ratings – with one man singled out for heavy praise. Scroll and click through the pages to see how each player ranks:

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