Newcastle United player ratings from the 1-0 win over Fulham. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)Newcastle United player ratings from the 1-0 win over Fulham. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Newcastle United player ratings from the 1-0 win over Fulham. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Newcastle United player ratings: 6/10 has ‘rare off day’, 7/10 ‘surprise ‘man of the match’ v Fulham

Newcastle United player ratings from the 1-0 win against Fulham at St James’ Park.

A late Alexander Isak header clinched a 1-0 win for Newcastle United against Fulham - as Eddie Howe side’s moved back up to third in the Premier League table.

Isak struck in the 89th-minute when Sean Longstaff’s delivery was headed back across goal by Callum Wilson and tapped home from three yards.

The Sweden international scored 20 minutes after Aleksander Mitrovic comically missed a penalty for the visitors.

Indeed, the game sprung into life in the 70th-minute when Kieran Trippier was penalised for a foul on Bobby Decordova-Reid after a VAR check.

A penalty was awarded and incredibly Mitrovic missed after his effort hit off both his feet before going into the back of the net.

Substitute Isak then found a winner late on - his third goal in four league appearances.

Our writer Jordan Cronin was at St James’ Park - and here’s his Newcastle United player ratings:

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