BURNLEY, England (AP) – Allan Saint-Maximin came out of the bench to inspire Newcastle at Burnley 2. To win by 1 point, which lifted the team by six points in the Premier League standings on Sunday.
With Matej Vidra’s first-half goal, Newcastle seemed relentless until Steve Bruce brought in St. Maximin և Calum Wilson in the 57th minute.
It was Wilson’s first appearance since February 6, when the Magpies were unbeaten when their top scorer was ruled out with a fracture, but it was St. Maxim who would do the damage at Turf Moor.
Two minutes into the performance, the Frenchman, who has been sidelined for 18 league games this season due to illness or injury, ran to the penalty area with three defenders pulling the ball back for Jacob Murphy to equalize.
Bainley Pickock-Farrell, who replaced the injured Nick Pope at Burnley, enjoyed a relatively quiet afternoon until that moment, but five minutes later he picked up the ball again as Saint-Maximin ran ahead of the half-line. find the bottom corner.
It was a remarkable turnaround after Newcastle were second best in almost an hour, one that could simply change their season.
The victory stopped Bruce’s seven-game unbeaten run, and the second half showed a roadmap for overcoming difficulties.
But Sean Deitch must score all three points as his team, which has won just one of its last eight, allows him to slip into the winning position in the second week.
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