Miles Starforth's player ratings: How Newcastle United's players fared in Crystal Palace defeat

Newcastle United lost their first league game at St James's Park since January - but did anyone stand out in the 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace?

Saturday, 6th April 2019, 5:31 pm
Updated Saturday, 6th April 2019, 5:49 pm
Newcastle United lost their first home game since January after a 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace.

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

Didn't have a shot to save until Milivojevic's second-half penalty. 6
Clumsily conceded the second-half penalty which cost United at least a point. 4

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Stretchered off to a standing ovation from fans after suffering an injury. 6
Defended well and helped limit Palace to just one shot on target. 6
Recalled to team after serving a ban and recovering from concussion, strolled through most of the game. 6
Got on the front foot in the first half and combined well with Almiron at times. 6
Put in a competitive performance after passing a pre-game fitness test. 6
Steady performance before making way for Shelvey. 6
Didn't get into the game and wasn't a threat up front. 5
Had some bright moments in the first 45 minutes, but faded after the break. 6
Had a goal ruled out for offside, but should have done better with a first-half header. 5
Defended well after coming on. 6
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