Newcastle United 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers – Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers can only manage a 1-1 draw

Newcastle United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Technical card:
Newcastle United: Martin Dubravka, Emil Krafth (Matt Ritchie, min.72), Jamaal Lascelles, Ciaran Clark, Jamal Lewis, Joseph Willock, Joelinton, Isaac Hayden, Allan Saint-Maximin (Jacob Murphy, min.63), Jonjo Shelvey and Miguel Almiron (Ryan Fraser, min.46)
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Rui Patricio, Conor Coady, Romain Saiss, Leander Dendoncker, Nelson Semedo (Ki-Jana Hoever, min.85), Joao Moutinho, Ruben Neves, Jonny Castro (Rayan Ait-Nouri, min.90), Adama Traore, Pedro Neto and Willian Jose (Fabio Silva, min.83)
Stadium: St James’ Park
Goals: Jamaal Lascelles (1-0, min. 52) and Ruben Neves (1-1, min. 73)

Newcastle United were held to 1-1 draw by Wolverhampton Wanderers down on Saturday at St James’ Park. Newcastle United arrived at the game looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Manchester United. Wolverhampton Wanderers were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Leeds United and Southampton. At the moment, Newcastle United are in 17th place on the table and has 26 points while Wolverhampton Wanderers sit in 12th with 34 points after 26 matches.

After a goalless first half, The second half started favourably for Newcastle United, beginning with Jamaal Lascelles opening the scoring, 52 minutes in. However, their lead didn’t last for long, as an equalizer from a Ruben Neves in the 73rd minute brought Wolverhampton Wanderers level, levelled the score at 1-1 draw.

Both managers used all substitutions. For Newcastle, Ryan Fraser, Jacob Murphy and Matt Ritchie came on for Miguel Almiron, Allan Saint-Maximin and Emil Krafth, while Wolves brought on Fabio Silva, Ki-Jana Hoever and Rayan Ait-Nouri to replace Willian Jose, Nelson Semedo and Jonny Castro.

The referee booked Isaac Hayden and Ciaran Clark for Newcastle United.

Next up, Newcastle United are away to West Bromwich Albion, whilst Wolverhampton Wanderers will travel to face Aston Villa.

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