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.

A solid 90 minutes for the defender on his comeback from long-term injury. 6

5. Florian Lejeune - 6

A solid 90 minutes for the defender on his comeback from long-term injury. 6
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Given an ovation when replaced by Manquillo, ran himself into the ground. 6

6. Matt Ritchie - 6

Given an ovation when replaced by Manquillo, ran himself into the ground. 6
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Competed well physically and bossed the midfield. 7

7. Isaac Hayden - 7

Competed well physically and bossed the midfield. 7
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Calm and composed on his fourth consecutive start for United. 7

8. Sean Longstaff - 7

Calm and composed on his fourth consecutive start for United. 7
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