Newcastle United 8-0 Sheffield United player ratings: ‘Best performance’ 9/10 & ‘quiet’ 7/10 - gallery
Newcastle United picked up their biggest ever Premier League away win as they beat Sheffield United 8-0 at Bramall Lane - here are the player ratings from the match.
Sean Longstaff gave Newcastle the lead after being set-up by Anthony Gordon cutting the ball back. It was The Magpies’ second shot on target in the match after Callum Wilson saw an early effort saved by Wes Foderingham.
Another set-piece from Trippier resulted in Newcastle’s third goal before the break as Sven Botman headed in his first for the club. With that, Newcastle became the first team to lead 3-0 going in at half-time in a Premier League match this season.
Wilson then got in on the action with a close-range header from another Trippier delivery to make it 4-0.
Gordon made it 5-0 just after the hour mark with a lovely curling finish into the bottom right corner from the edge of the box.
Miguel Almiron was then slipped in by Bruno Guimaraes to make it 6-0 with Newcastle on course for their biggest ever Premier League away win.
Guimaraes then got his first goal of the season with a simple finish from close range to make it 7-0.
Substitute Alexander Isak then showed fine footwork to make it Newcastle’s joint-best ever Premier League win with eight different goalscorers.