Miles Starforth's Newcastle United player ratings: Defender gets a 1 after red in draw with Norwich City as wait goes on for first win

Newcastle United’s wait for their first Premier League win of the season goes on following the 1-1 draw with relegation rivals Norwich City at St James’s Park.

Newcastle United's Ciaran Clark is sent off.
Newcastle United's Ciaran Clark is sent off.

Newcastle remain rooted to the foot of the Premier League, with Burnley the visitors on Saturday.

Here are Miles Starforth’s NUFC player ratings:

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Martin Dubravka - 7

Made his first appearance at St James’s Park since May, had no chance for the goal, played his part in keeping Norwich out

Javier Manquillo - 7

Returned to the starting XI at the expense of Krafth, put in a steady performance on the right side of Howe's four-man defence

Fabian Schar - 7

Strolled through most of the game, but almost gifted Norwich a late equalised when he lost the ball outside the box

Ciaran Clark - 1

Recalled in place of the suspended Lascelles, got himself in trouble with an awful attempted clearance, and was sent off for pulling Pukki back

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Jamal Lewis - 7

Handed his first start of his season against his old club, impressed with an energetic performance on the left

Jonjo Shelvey - 8

Passed the ball well and put in a shift in the middle of the park, has improved already under Howe

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Joe Willock - 7

Covered a lot of ground after United went down to 10 men, left the field exhausted

Ryan Fraser

His night lasted just 11 minutes, made way for Fernandez in a tactical substitution following the dismissal of Clark

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Joelinton - 7

Put in a gruelling shift for the team, did a job defensively, and was also a powerful threat going forward

Saint-Maximin - 7

Ran his socks off, and was a threat in and around the Norwich box until his second-half withdrawal

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Callum Wilson - 8

Given the captain’s armband by Howe in the absence of Lascelles, converted the penalty and led the line well on a challenging night for United

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Federico Fernandez (for Fraser, 11) Came in from the cold to put in a superb performance, won the penalty 8

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Isaac Hayden (for Willock, 72) Had a tough 20-odd minute stint in the middle as Norwich attacked 6

Miguel Almiron (for Saint-Maximin, 77)

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