All over here and another 3-0 win for Sunderland - great display from away side but awful from Newcastle.
Sissoko almost clean through but great challenge from Bardsley.
Three minutes of added time.
Debuchy tackles Colback, appeals for second penalty but nothing given.
Gardner on for Borini.
Dummett booked for challenge on Bardsley.
Ben Arfa goes for goal but again straight at Mannone.
Free-kick easily charged down, Sunderland look to counter through Altidore but Dummett makes covering challenge.
Played stoppped because fan came on the pitch and kicked the ball away.
Sissoko down and not happy with Bridcutt challenge. Just a free-kick.
GOAL - JACK COLBACK - Ben Arfa is dispossessed by Colback, he finds Borini who gives him the ball back and he fires into top-corner.
More good play from Sunderland, cross to back post comes for Larsson but he fires it well wide.
Johnson replaced by Larsson. Surprising as he has been excellent.
Lovely football from Sunderland, Taylor blocks Borini but ball comes out wide for Johnson - cross comes in but nobody is there in a yellow shirt.
Marveaux on for Anita.
Brilliant from Krul to save at the feet of Altidore as the American was one on one and looking to go around the Dutchman. Newcastle counter and win corner. End to end stuff now.
Long ball over the top finds Ameobi and Mannone has to be off his line quickly to turn it around the post. Corner comes and Ameobi meets it but Borini clears. It again comes back in but De Jong's shot is blocked and Sunderland clear their lines.
Tiote comes forward and finds De Jong, he goes for goal and finds the target again but Mannone is right behind it.
Nice counter attack from Sunderland, Borini cuts inside and finds Ki, his shot is just wide.
Newcastle free-kick pumped into the box by Tiote but Mannone comes and claims it at the second attempt.
Amazing run from Adam Johnson into the box beats a couple of challenges but hits the post with his curling effort - almost three.
Corner comes in and Ameobi meets it but sends it just wide.
Dummett is on for Santon.
Brilliant save by Mannone to tip the ball round the post after wondeful curling effort from Tiote.
Sissoko long ball into the box looking for De Jong or Debuchy - Brown puts it behind for a corner. Ben Arfa takes but Brown heads away and Bridcutt clears.
Williamson is dispossessed by Colback he charges into box and plays in Altidore, he gets shot away but Taylor makes good block.
Great chance for Colback as Altidore's shot deflects off Borini into his path but he fires just wide.
Chance for De Jong as he cuts inside but O'Shea makes the challenge, it comes back for the Dutchman but he fires at Mannone.
Good defending twice from Bardsley to stop Ben Arfa. Sunderland standing firm.
Lovely foot work from Ki and he wins free-kick off Tiote just outside the box. Johnson fancies this one. He takes but it is just over.
Tackles flying in and around the box, Bridcutt and Ki manages to clear with Newcastle pushing hard.
Gary Carr not very happy "Can't see us winning this but at least I am in a nice lounge watching." A lot of unhappy Newcastle fans.
Sissoko dispossesses Alonso and leads counter attack, Anita find De Jong and he goes for goal but straight at Mannone.
Nice link-up play from Ki and Altidore and the South Korean wins a corner off Debuchy. Taken short and chance is gone. But Sunderland keep Newcastle penned in.
Good work from Ben Arfa on the left, he gets cross in but Ki clears.
Bridcutt brings down Ameobi, giving away free-kick about 35-yards from goal - central. Ben Arfa tees up Sissoko but his shot is charged down.
Good work from Johnson to win throw deep in Newcastle half, but he then pulls back Ben Arfa to concede free-kick.
Sunderland re-start the match kicking left to right.
Luuk de Jong on for his Newcastle debut! Sammy Ameobi off.
Whistle goes and Sunderland have a deserved 2-0 lead.
Good run from Sissoko into the box, he fires cross into six-yard box but it misses everyone and out for a throw.
Two minutes of added time.
Sunderland counter through Johnson, Taylor intercepts and brings it forward and he carries on going, but Shola Ameobi goes for goal and sends it well wide.
Shola Ameobi tries one from 20-yards but it is comfortable for Mannone to take.
Johnson free-kick towards back post, Alonso picks it up, he comes inside and has shot blocked by Tiote.
Altidore wins another free-kick, he has dominated Taylor and Williamson so far.
Great strength from Altidore, takes on three challenges in the box and still gets his shot away but it is straight at Krul.
Anita tries one from 25-yards but it is weak and straight to Mannone.
Great play from Altidore to skip past Debuchy, he cuts it back but Alonso can't find Colback with his pass and Taylor brings it away. Colback brings him down but avoids yellow card.
Great cross from Alonso into the box and Johnson beats Santon to it, but the header is over the bar.
Free-kick is delivered into the box but whistle goes for Brown foul on Shola Ameobi.
Brilliant play from Bridcutt to intercept Ben Arfa pass and Sunderland counter Attack is stopped by wild challenge from Santon.
Corner is poor and Alonso clears before Johnson wins free-kick which will give Sunderland a chance to clear.
Sissoko drives into the box and cuts it back but only for Ki who clears but only as for as Tiote. Shot is blocked by Bridcutt to Mannone but he fumbles it behind for a corner.
Great defending by Bardsley to clear as Debuchy is almost clean through on goal after Shola Ameobi was blocked.
Newcastle looking for quick response, and it comes for Anitia but he blasts over the bar.
GOAL - ADAM JOHNSON - Wonderful flick from Altidore played in Colback, he drove into the box, Krul saved deflected effort but Johnson swept home into an unguarded net.
Long ball looks for Shola Ameobi, he beats O'Shea but it is well wide.
Delay as referee Phil Dowd has to change his boots.
Borini booked for his celebration.
GOAL - FABIO BORINI - The Italian steps up and fires home.
Bardsley is found by lovely flick from Johnson and Anita takes him down, Cast iron.
Johnson lays it off for Bardsley but he hits it high and wide.
Taylor brings down Borini. About 35-yards out. Danger here.
Sammy Ameobi looking dangerous again and wins corner off Bardsley. Taken short, and it comes for Santon on the edge of the box but he sends it well over.
Krul is quickly off his line to claim Santon header which Johnson almost latched on to.
Ben Arfa takes but straight into arms of Mannone.
O'Shea is booked for handball as Sammy Ameobi looked to go past him. Free-kick on the edge of the box.
Nice football from Sunderland sees Colback gets a cross in which is sliced behind by Williamson. Ki takes but O'Shea can't connect at the back post and it is out.
Late challenge from Debuchy on Borini - lucky to avoid a yellow.
Another chance for Sunderland, great ball from Johnson almost finds Borini but Krul is off his line well.
Good ball from Ben Arfa looking for Sissoko but Alonso does well to control and bring the ball away to safety.
Johnson takes and Alonso misses a great chance but heads over unmarked from eight yards.
Good work from Altidore to bring it down, he plays in Bardsley who wins a free-kick close to the corner flag.
Great work from Sissoko on the right, he finds Debuchy in the box but he sends his shot wide of the post.
Tiote wins free-kick, it goes into the area but Sunderland clear.
Newcastle attack early on, Debuchy gets cross into the box but Brown clears.
Newcastle get us underway going from left to right.
Sunderland have turned Newcastle so they are kicking into the Gallowgate first-half, home fans don't like that.
Handshakes done, nearly kick-off time.
Fans around the world tuning in for this one - Murray Fletcher mailed in: "Sending a big HWTL from Newcastle Australia to the lads in the Toon."
Teams in the tunnel...
Atmosphere is certainly kicking in here...
And brad @bradlakin "newcastle 2-1 de jong to come off bench and win it"
And from Twitter, a lot of people thinking Newcastle could win back the bragging rights today - like Paul Cobden @paulcobden7 "hatem is set to shine for the toon today... It'll be a nail biter but I'm going for 3-2 to the mags Ben Arfa to get 2"
As you would expect plenty of reaction coming in, Danny Richardson is first from facebook - he is going for 2-2! Agree?
The Ameobis - Sammy and Shola start a game for the first time for Newcastle, whilst Liam Bridcutt is handed his debut.
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