Sep 24, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace
2-3
NewcastleNewcastle United
Gayle (25' pen.), Kaikai (92')
Bannan (105')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Riviere (36', 48'), Dummett (112')
Haidara (73'), Abeid (90'), Elliot (92')
Abeid (100')

Half-Time Report: Newcastle United come from behind to level score at Crystal Palace

Michael Williamson of Newcastle United celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St James' Park on August 30, 2014
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Newcastle United level against Crystal Palace to go into the half-time break of their League Cup third-round tie at 1-1.

Newcastle United have come from behind to level their League Cup third-round tie at Crystal Palace to 1-1 at the half-time break.

The home side looked sharp in the opening exchanges despite bringing in 11 new faces, and Dwight Gayle went close with a low drive after just three minutes.

Gayle did put Palace ahead in the 25th minute with a coolly-taken penalty after Wilfried Zaha was brought down by Daryl Janmaat.

Newcastle began to find joy in wide areas, but couldn't find a leveller until the 36th minute, when Emmanuel Riviere rifled a finish beyond Wayne Hennessey.

The home side almost went immediately back in front, but Rob Elliot tipped Barry Bannan's free kick over the bar to keep his side level.

Manager Neil Warnock of Crystal Palace turns to celebrate with his coaching staff after Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace scored their third goal and equaliser in stoppage time during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Pa
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