It's gone better than many expected for Steve Bruce. But Mike Ashley's rotund shadow still lingers over St James' Park...
Joelinton, Almiron and Dubravka are all struggling in front of goal for Newcastle. These were two points dropped.
Rafa says "in England they don't understand the rules" when it comes to protecting keepers. Particularly Newcastle ones.
It was a struggle coming up with 10, half of which were new to the Premier League. The top three, though...
Their January transfer window was worthy of a 'C' at best, and yet it has surely helped keep Newcastle up.
"My reaction was, 'It was the first game, you will forget this.'" Martin Dubravka isn't getting carried away.
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