Newcastle United v Crystal Palace, 21 December 2019

Score1-0 to Newcastle United
RefereeSimon Hooper
CompetitionPremier League
VenueSt James' Park
Attendance45,453
Kick-off: 3.00pm Premier League Head to Head Played: 17 Newcastle United won: 9 Drawn: 5 Crystal Palace won: 3 Newcastle United scored: 22 Crystal Palace scored: 16 The last six meetings had now produced six goals; four by Newcastle United and two by Crystal Palace (all Premier League).

1 Newcastle United

Manager: Steve Bruce

0 Crystal Palace

Manager: Roy Hodgson

Goals:

Miguel Almirón 83 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Martin Dúbravka
Defender Paul Dummett
Defender Florian Lejeune
Defender Javi Manquillo
Defender Fabian Schär
Defender/Midfielder Isaac Hayden
Midfielder Miguel Almirón
Midfielder Jonjo Shelvey
Forward Andy Carroll
Forward Joelinton

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Vicente Guaita
Defender Martin Kelly
Defender James Tomkins
Defender/Midfielder Cheikhou Kouyaté
Midfielder James McArthur
Midfielder James McCarthy
Midfielder Luka Milivojević
Midfielder/Forward Wilfried Zaha
Forward Jordan Ayew

Substitutions:

Sean Longstaff for Isaac Hayden 64
Dwight Gayle for Joelinton 77
DeAndre Yedlin for Paul Dummett 90

Substitutions:

Max Meyer for James McArthur 86

Cards:

Miguel Almirón 83 Y
Fabian Schär 87 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Karl Darlow
Defender Emil Krafth
Defender DeAndre Yedlin
Midfielder Christian Atsu
Midfielder Matty Longstaff
Midfielder/Forward Sean Longstaff
Forward Dwight Gayle

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey
Defender Jaïro Riedewald
Defender Sam Woods
Midfielder Max Meyer
Midfielder/Forward Brandon Pierrick
Forward James Daly
Forward Connor Wickham

Comments:

League position: 9th In his 27th appearance, Miguel Almirón scored his first goal for Newcastle United following his signing from Atlanta United in January 2019. The Magpies remained unbeaten in eight home games in the Premier League since their opening weekend defeat by Arsenal (won four). They had now taken 25 points from their 18 games so far in this Premier League season; eight more than at the same stage of the previous season.

Comments:

League position: 12th This was Crystal Palace's first defeat in their last five games in the Premier League (won two). Palace's 18 games so far in this Premier League season had now produced 35 goals (scored 15, conceded 20); fewer than any other team in the division. The Eagles had now conceded two goals in their last five games in the Premier League.