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‘Man of the match’ - NUFC player ratings as midfielder excels versus Mainz

Newcastle United finished off their trip to Austria with a friendly against Bundesliga outfit Mainz 05.

Newcastle United rounded off their Austria pre-season camp with a loss, against Bundesliga side Mainz 05.

A solitary goal at the start of the second half by Delano Burgzorg, following an error by Kieran Trippier was enough to seal a tight encounter in which the Magpies had lots of the ball but created little in the way of clear cut opportunities.

So, after watching the match from the terraces of the sun-scorched Kufstein Arena, Liam Kennedy takes a look at every player and marks their performance out of 10.

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