Salomon Rondon celebrates his goal against Manchester City.
Our Newcastle reporter Miles Starforth has dished out his player ratings following the 2-1 win - scorll down and flick through our gallery to see how each player performed.
Taken out by Silva for City's goal, denied him in the second half. 8 Had scored at the Etihad Stadium, but was pegged back for much of the game. 7 Had some awkward moments, but denied Silva late in the first half and was superb after the break. 7 Got in some important blocks and challenges when United had their backs to the wall. 8 Came through his biggest challenge yet since returning to fitness. 7 Kept his nerve to score the decisive penalty, delivered the cross which led to Rondon's goal and also kept De Bruyne quiet. 8 Had to be at his combative best against the visitors' world-class midfield. 7 Wasn't overawed by the opposition and won the penalty which saw United take all three points. 8 A threat in both halves, linked well with Rondon - 7 Should have done better with the first-half chance he put wide of Ederson's goal, but was very important after the break. 7 A handful for City all night, led the line well and reacted first to equalise. 8