Newcastle United player ratings: 9/10 star ‘stole the show’ as teammate ‘struggled’ in Nottingham Forest win

Newcastle United secured a comfortable 2-0 opening day win against newly promoted Nottingham Forest at St James’s Park - but how did the players fare?

Newcastle dominated the first half as the sides went in goalless at the break.

But the hosts finally made their dominance count through a stunning Fabian Schar strike from distance.

Callum Wilson then wrapped up the points with his third opening day goal for the club in a row.

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