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Pre-season: Newcastle topple Atalanta in front of massive home crowd

David H · Friday 29th July 2022
Pre-season: Newcastle topple Atalanta in front of massive home crowd

The first of two home games at St James’ Park saw Newcastle United come away 1-0 winners on Friday night. Newcastle took the lead from a Chris Wood penalty and never looked back. Newcastle looked leggy towards the end, especially with Atalanta making changes. However, a good fitness test for the lads ended in a positive result.

Goals

Newcastle – Chris Wood (39)

Lineup

Pope, Trippier(c), Schar, Burn, Targett, Sean Longstaff, Anderson, Almiron, Murphy (Matty Longstaff 82), Fraser (Bondswell 90) Wood (Stephenson 90)

Unused substitutes: Gillespie, De Bolle, Munoz, Turner-Cooke, A.Murphy, Miley

Post-game reaction