Newcastle United player ratings as Bruno Guimaraes shines - but is outshone by Magpies’ main man
Newcastle United player ratings from the 2-1 win at Southampton - extending the club’s unbeaten Premier League run to nine matches.
Newcastle United extended their unbeaten Premier League run to nine matches with a 2-1 victory at Southampton.
Eddie Howe’s side fell behind to Stuart Armstrong’s header but hit back through Chris Wood and Bruno Guimaraes.
It was Wood’s first goal for the club but Bruno’s backheeled winner stole the headlines on his full debut since arriving from Lyon in January.
The Magpies are now 10 points above the relegation zone, inflicting only a second home defeat on the Saints, with Chelsea to come next on Sunday afternoon.
Here’s our writer Jordan Cronin’s player ratings from the victory on the South Coast: