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Newcastle United player ratings v AC Milan: ‘8.5/10 ‘warrior’ as 5/10 ‘allows game to pass him by’ - gallery

Newcastle United player ratings from the 0-0 draw against AC Milan in the Champions League.

Newcastle United opened up their Champions League group stage campaign with a 0-0 draw against AC Milan.

Newcastle survived a first-half onslaught to remain level at half-time with Nick Pope forced into making seven saves. Meanwhile, his opposite number Mike Maignan didn’t have to make any.

The hosts continued to pile the pressure on in the second-half but the Magpies’ defence held out a point on their first Champions League night in 20 years.

Here’s Newcastle our player ratings from the San Siro:

The hosts continued to pile the pressure on in the second-half but the Magpies’ defence held out a point on their first Champions League night in 20 years.

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