Ramadan Sobhi features as Newcastle defeats Stoke City

Alphonse Areola of PSG in action during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Arsenal FC and Paris Saint Germain at the Emirates Stadium

After 2 failed attempts at picking up Premier League points upon returning from the Championship, Newcastle finally got back to winning ways at the 3rd and 4th times of asking, with consecutive victories against West Ham and Swansea easing earlier pressure and putting talks of another possible relegation battle to bed.

Skipper Lascelles powered home a 68th-minute header to help Newcastle edge out Stoke 2-1, in the process securing a third back-to-back top-flight win for the Magpies for the first time since November 2014.

The new contract also suggests that Rafa Benitez is planning to stay as the long-term manager of the Magpies, as he looks to keep his best players for future seasons.

"They can enjoy it, we have to enjoy it, but we have to be sure that the next training session, we start correcting things and improving things and doing things in the way we are doing things at the moment".

Tammy Abraham of Swansea City goes around Robert Elliot of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Newcastle United at Liberty Stadium on September 10
Lascelles bags winner for second time in a week as Newcastle defeat Stoke

Christian Atsu took the lead for Newcastle United in the 19th minute, as he buried the ball into the bottom left corner following an accurate cross by Matt Ritchie. "The captain leading by example is something we must be pleased about".

Following the loss, Stoke City now occupies the 13th league spot, and is set to face Bristol City in the EFL Cup on the 19th of September.

He said: "We didn't play particularly well today - I didn't think we were poor, we just weren't particularly as good as we have been in recent weeks, so that's the disappointment". We work hard for each other on the pitch.

Stoke has five points from five games.




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