Newcastle reached the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup with a hard-fought win over Bournemouth at St James’ Park.
Adam Smith’s own goal proved decisive for the hosts, with the defender inadvertently heading previous Cherries goalkeeper Mark Travers from Kieran Trippier’s excellent supply.
It was not more than Eddie Howe’s aspect deserved with the house crew creating the majority of the goalscoring probabilities.
Newcastle will discover out who they meet subsequent in Thursday night’s draw.
Magpies boss Howe included goalkeeper Nick Pope, full-back Trippier and ahead Callum Wilson, who have been all a part of England’s World Cup squad in Qatar, within the beginning XI in opposition to Howe’s previous membership.
Switzerland defender Fabian Schar and Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes additionally started the competition for a house aspect that appeared near full energy in a primary aggressive outing for each golf equipment since 12 November.
In entrance of a 51,579 crowd, Newcastle repeatedly pressed ahead with Trippier, Schar, Miguel Almiron and Wilson all going near breaking the impasse within the first half, with the latter additionally having an effort dominated out for offside.
Gary O’Neil’s decided and disciplined Bournemouth aspect will although additionally rely themselves just a little unlucky after not benefiting from their few clear-cut alternatives.
Wales striker Kieffer Moore headed vast when properly positioned, substitute Jack Stacey pressured Pope into a great save, and Dominic Solanke additionally noticed a late effort beautifully blocked by the Newcastle goalkeeper.
However, that ensured a fourth quarter-final look since 2014-15 for Newcastle, overwhelmed finalists within the 1975-76 season.
- 2TrippierBooked at 69mins
- 36S Longstaff
- 39Bruno GuimarãesSubstituted forShelveyat 88′minutes
- 28WillockSubstituted forSaint-Maximinat 57′minutes
- 24AlmirónSubstituted forMurphyat 76′minutes
- 9WilsonSubstituted forWoodat 76′minutes
- 15A Smith
- 25SenesiSubstituted forLoweat 85′minutes
- 10ChristieSubstituted forStaceyat 64′minutes
- 4L CookBooked at 47mins
- 32AnthonySubstituted forDembéléat 77′minutes
- John Brooks
Match ends, Newcastle United 1, Bournemouth 0.
Second Half ends, Newcastle United 1, Bournemouth 0.
Joelinton (Newcastle United) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Kieffer Moore (Bournemouth).
Attempt missed. Jack Stacey (Bournemouth) left footed shot from the left aspect of the field misses to the left. Assisted by Philip Billing following a set piece state of affairs.
Foul by Joelinton (Newcastle United).
Siriki Dembélé (Bournemouth) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Hand ball by Jamal Lowe (Bournemouth).
Offside, Newcastle United. Allan Saint-Maximin tries a by ball, however Jacob Murphy is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Chris Wood (Newcastle United) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is just too excessive. Assisted by Allan Saint-Maximin following a quick break.
Corner, Bournemouth. Conceded by Nick Pope.
Attempt saved. Dominic Solanke (Bournemouth) left footed shot from very shut vary is saved within the backside left nook. Assisted by Siriki Dembélé with a cross.
Substitution, Newcastle United. Jonjo Shelvey replaces Bruno Guimarães.
Attempt saved. Bruno Guimarães (Newcastle United) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is saved within the centre of the goal.
Substitution, Bournemouth. Jamal Lowe replaces Marcos Senesi.
Attempt blocked. Dan Burn (Newcastle United) left footed shot from exterior the field is blocked.
Corner, Newcastle United. Conceded by Mark Travers.
Corner, Newcastle United. Conceded by Adam Smith.
Jacob Murphy (Newcastle United) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Jordan Zemura (Bournemouth).