Miles Starforth's video verdict as 'jaded and tired' Newcastle United draw with Aston Villa

Newcastle United couldn’t hang on to a one-goal lead against Aston Villa on Wednesday evening as Steve Bruce’s side were held to a 1-1 draw at St James’s Park.

Wednesday, 24th June 2020, 9:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th June 2020, 9:14 pm

Magpies striker Dwight Gayle opened the scoring after coming off the bench for the hosts, yet another substitute, Villa’s Ahmed Elmohamady, equalised seven minutes from time. Our NUFC writer Miles Starforth was one of the few reporters in the ground and delivered his verdict after the match – watch the video to hear his thoughts:

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Newcastle's Isaac Hayden battles for possession with Aston Villa's Jack Grealish.