Premier League: Newcastle United tops Arsenal 2-0 on Monday

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Newcastle United prevails over Arsenal with a 2-0 win with an own goal from B. White (56') and a goal from B. Guimaraes (85').

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Newcastle United overcomes Arsenal with a 2-0 win with an own goal from B. White (56′) and a goal from B. Guimaraes (85′).

The match was played at the St. James’ Park stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Darren England who was helped by Ian Hussin and Daniel Robathan. The 4th official was Craig Pawson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12 degrees Celsius or 53.62 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 95%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Newcastle United was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Arsenal that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Newcastle United was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Newcastle United won the match.

Newcastle United shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Arsenal shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Newcastle United. On the other side, Arsenal received 3 yellow cards (B. White, E. Nketiah and G. Xhaka).

After this match, Newcastle United will have 43 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Arsenal will stay with 66 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 9'
    9'

    B. White

  • 40'
    40'

    Cedric

    T. Tomiyasu

  • 48'
    48'

    E. Nketiah

  • 50'
    50'

    J. Lascelles

    F. Schar

  • 53'
    53'

    G. Martinelli

    E. Smith Rowe

  • 56'
    56'

    B. White (OG)

  • 62'
    62'

    A. Lacazette

    N. Tavares

  • 75'
    75'

    N. Pepe

    Gabriel

  • 76'
    76'

    J. Murphy

    M. Almiron

  • 77'
    77'

    R. Fraser

    A. Saint-Maximin

  • 85'
    85'

    B. Guimaraes

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Gayle

    C. Wilson

  • 90'
    90'

    G. Xhaka

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Lacazette

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Newcastle United will play away against Burnley on the 22nd of May with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Newcastle United (4 draws).

Arsenal will host Everton on the 22nd of May with a 18-8 head to head in favor of Arsenal (8 draws).

Newcastle United: Formation and Lineups

Newcastle United started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Eddie Howe chose to play with the following team: Martin Dúbravka (6.9), Emil Krafth (7.1), Fabian Schär (7.0), Dan Burn (7.0), Matt Targett (7.2), Sean Longstaff (7.1), Bruno Guimarães (8.2), Joelinton (7.1), Miguel Almirón (7.2), Callum Wilson (6.4) and Allan Saint-Maximin (7.3).

Substitutes

Newcastle United made 4 changes: F. Schar for J. Lascelles (50′), M. Almiron for J. Murphy (76′), A. Saint-Maximin for R. Fraser (77′) and C. Wilson for D. Gayle (90′).

Top player: Bruno Guimarães

The player who no doubt impressed Newcastle United the most was Bruno Guimarães.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 47 passes (82% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 3 crosses.

Arsenal: Formation and Lineups

Arsenal started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Mikel Arteta Amatriain played with: Aaron Ramsdale (6.5), Takehiro Tomiyasu (6.2), Ben White (6.8), Gabriel Magalhães (6.7), Nuno Tavares (6.5), Mohamed Elneny (6.6), Granit Xhaka (7.1), Bukayo Saka (6.4), Martin Ødegaard (6.9), Emile Smith Rowe (6.2) and Edward Nketiah (6.7).

Substitutes

Arsenal made 4 changes: T. Tomiyasu for Cedric (40′), E. Smith Rowe for G. Martinelli (53′), N. Tavares for A. Lacazette (62′) and Gabriel for N. Pepe (75′).

Top player: Granit Xhaka

The player who no doubt impressed Arsenal the most was Granit Xhaka.

His rating is (7.1) with 44 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 5.

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