Newcastle United player ratings: 8s and 9s as Magpies claim 2-0 win at Brentford

Newcastle United won 2-0 at Brentford on Saturday afternoon to extend their unbeaten run to seven matches – but how did the players fare?

The Magpies capitalised on Josh Dasilva’s early red card with goals from Joelinton and Joe Willock seeing them lead 2-0 at half-time.

Newcastle had chances to extend their lead further in the second half but managed to see out the win and climb up to 14th.

Our writer Dominic Scurr has dished out his player ratings from the the match…

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