Newcastle United player ratings v Brentford: ‘Faultless’ 7.5/10 & ‘clumsy’ 6/10 in 1-0 win - gallery
Newcastle United player ratings v Brentford: ‘Faultless’ 7.5/10 & ‘clumsy’ 6/10 in 1-0 win at St James’ Park.
Eddie Howe made five changes from the 3-1 defeat at Brighton and Hove Albion with Sven Botman, Harvey Barnes, Elliot Anderson, Sean Longstaff and Callum Wilson introduced in place of Matt Targett, Miguel Almiron, Joelinton, Sandro Tonali and Alexander Isak.
The penalty came when Anthony Gordon was taken out by Brentford goalkeeper Mark Flekken and Wilson made no mistake from the spot to net his third goal of the season - and United’s first victory since the opening day.
Here’s our Newcastle player ratings: