MX23RW : Friday, October 19 09:46:36
Feb 11, 2018 at 2.15pm UK at ​St James' Park
Attendance: 52,309
NewcastleNewcastle United
1-0
Man UtdManchester United
Ritchie (65')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Smalling (64'), Valencia (88')

Dwight Gayle: 'Victory over Manchester United has lifted Newcastle United'

Gayle: 'Man United win has lifted Newcastle'
© SilverHub
Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle says that the club's win over Manchester United last weekend has "lifted the place".

Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle has said that the club's win over Manchester United last weekend has "lifted the place".

Matt Richie scored the only goal of the game on Sunday as the Magpies, who were in the relegation zone ahead of the fixture, moved into 13th place in the Premier League table.

Englishman Gayle has said that Rafael Benitez's team, who now face two weeks without a game, go into the break in high spirits.

"It would have been a tough fortnight if we hadn't have won. It's lifted the place," the 27-year-old told the Newcastle Chronicle. "Going into the next two weeks we'd have been in the relegation zone and we'd be a bit upset.

"Now we have those three points we come out of it. At the same time we know we have a massive 11 games left and we know we need to pick up more points because it is so tight down there.

"The fans were happy with me when I came off [against United] and I was pleased with the ovation. The fans actually set us off. In the first few minutes, we made a few blocks and pressed them into making mistakes.The fans got right behind us and pushed us really hard."

Newcastle's two-week break is followed by a game against Bournemouth on February 24.

Share this article now:
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Read Next:
Gallagher: 'Man United lucky to avoid pen'
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account