NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: Matthew Longstaff of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Andy Carroll after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park on October 06, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
But how did the players perform at St James’s Park this afternoon? Here’s Liam Kennedy’s player ratings.
Came for things confidently after a few recent mistakes. Didn't put a foot wrong.
A solid return for the right-back. Brings some much needed pace to the team down the right.
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Not his best day with the ball but won absolutely everything put his way. One outstanding goal-saving challenge.
Allowed Harry Maguire a free header in the first half but more than made up for that with some vital wins in the air.
Came in out of the cold but looked every bit at home in the back three.