Newcastle United had been left ruing their missed possibilities after drawing 1-1 with Burnley at St James’ Park on Wednesday evening as Karl Darlow’s personal aim cancelled out a traditional Jamaal Lascelles header from a nook.
The sport was performed in a barely hostile setting because the Toon Military produced a banner in protest to Mike Ashley who has but once more didn’t spend money on the membership whereas Newcastle scour the mortgage market within the last hours of switch deadline day.
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Burnley had been with out two of their finest gamers as James Tarkowski and Steven Defour had been dominated out by harm. Rafa Benitez gave Kenedy his debut and reinstalled Mikel Merino to squash rumours in Spain of curiosity from Athletic Bilbao.
Kenedy nearly had the dream begin to life on Tyneside when he drove inside onto his favoured left foot and hammered the ball towards the put up from 20 yards out. Christian Atsu could not modify his ft in time to faucet residence the rebound, as a substitute scuffing the ball into the bottom regardless of being onside.
The Brazilian then did fantastically once more within the 32nd minute to earn his new facet a penalty. He performed an amazing one two with Merino after which Kenedy dummied to cross it, fooling Phil Bardsley who promptly wiped his legs out.
Joselu stepped as much as take the Magpies’ first spot kick of the season, however you may inform he was a person missing in confidence. His tame effort was a yard or two contained in the put up and on the excellent peak for Nick Pope to palm away to security.
The Brazilian debutant was on the coronary heart of all the great issues Newcastle had been doing and his deep cross within the 39th minute was nearly headed in by Ciaran Clark, however Pope managed to tip it over the crossbar.
Burnley had their finest probability of the sport shortly a