Ba gives Toon friendly win

Demba Ba's first-half header was enough to give Newcastle a 1-0 friendly win over Monaco in Germany on Monday night.

Last Updated: 16/07/12 at 22:53 Post Comment

Ba: Congratulated after his winning goal

Ba: Congratulated after his winning goal

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Ba broke the deadlock in the 33rd minute when Mike Williamson headed Danny Simpson's free-kick across the face of goal to leave Ba with the simplest of chances.

Magpies boss Alan Pardew made a series of changes at half-time and Monaco almost equalised shortly after the restart when Valere Germain headed against the post.

Ba almost extended Newcastle's lead in the 71st minute when he headed just wide from a Ryan Taylor corner.

And substitute Gabriel Obertan came close in the dying seconds when he burst clear but fired straight at Monaco keeper Daniel Subasic.

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