Newcastle United player ratings: ‘Extraordinary’ 9.5/10 as three players score 8s v Aston Villa
Newcastle United marked their Premier League opener in opposition to Aston Villa with a five-star efficiency after a brace from Alexander Isak and targets from Sandro Tonali, Callum Wilson and Harvey Barnes claimed a 5-1 victory.
Magpies head coach Eddie Howe handed a Premier League debut to Sandro Tonali and the £52million Italian marked it with a purpose simply six minutes in when he volleyed residence Anthony Gordon’s cross.
Villa swiftly responded by way of Moussa Diaby however the relentless begin didn’t finish there with Alexander Isak restoring the Magpies’ lead within the sixteenth minute.
A nasty-looking damage for Tyrone Mings compelled 10 minutes of stoppage time and Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was maybe fortunate to remain on the sphere heading into half-time after hauling down Miguel Almiron.
Trippier led United’s frustrations however it didn’t deter them with Isak including his second and his facet’s third within the 58th-minute with a fragile chip over Martinez. Callum Wilson and Harvey Barnes then got here off the bench to make it 4 and five-one.
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