Former Atlanta United star Miguel Almiron makes Newcastle United debut

Tanya Simon
February 12, 2019

All eyes will be on club-record signing Miguel Almiron when the teams are released to see if the Paraguayan will make his debut. "Martin was talking about more protection, Jamaal was saying Martin could deal with the cross in another way".

'It is a bad way to concede.

Just 21, Longstaff has emerged in midfield for Newcastle United as not just a promising player, but a reliable one.

Benitez did however concede that his goalkeeper could have been stronger.

Boly beat Newcastle keeper Martin Dubravka to Adama Traore's cross, and when asked if he thought the shot-stopper was impeded by the Frenchman, Benitez said: "It was really disappointing to concede in the way that we conceded". Like the first game, we couldn't say too much and it didn't change what happened.

"It's something we have to defend better, the cross".

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The Magpies moved above Cardiff and into 16th, but are only one point above the drop zone.

The win was sealed in the third minute of time added on in the second half, with Jony firing past Aitor Fernández.

"I'm pleased. That's something we have to keep doing, showing this character".

"What I'm disappointed with is to concede".

"It's not about the point, the story of the game could have been different as the first half was totally controlled".

Newcastle will be looking for a huge three points in their battle against relegation when they travel to Molineux on Monday night.

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