Fabian Schar celebrates scoring against Cardiff.

Miles Starforth's player ratings: One 8 and two 7s for Newcastle United after 3-0 victory over Cardiff

Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar stole the headlines after scoring two goals against Cardiff City - but who else stood out in the 3-0 win?

Our Newcastle United writer Miles Starforth has dished out his player ratings following the comprehensive victory - scroll down and flick through our gallery to see how each player performed.

Had a quiet afternoon between the posts thanks to his team-mates. 6

1. Martin Dubravka - 6

Had a quiet afternoon between the posts thanks to his team-mates. 6
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Got forward and supported the attack all afternoon. 6

2. DeAndre Yedlin - 6

Got forward and supported the attack all afternoon. 6
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Opened his United account with a superb solo goal  and made certain of the points with a second. 8

3. Fabian Schar - 8

Opened his United account with a superb solo goal and made certain of the points with a second. 8
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Shrugged off the injury suffered at Ewood Park and led the team to an important victory. 6

4. Jamaal Lascelles - 6

Shrugged off the injury suffered at Ewood Park and led the team to an important victory. 6
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