Newcastle secured a much-needed three points on New Year’s Day as they went to Stoke and won 1-0.
The Magpies have been struggling recently and have found themselves in an extremely sticky situation. However, the win at the Bet365 Stadium lifts them up to 13th place on the Premier League table.
Jacob Murphy produced some good footwork on the right before swinging the ball across the face of goal for Ayoze Perez to net in the second-half. The goal and the win hands Newcastle back-to-back wins away from home in the Premier League and comes as a huge boost to everyone in and around the club.
Rafa Benitez is sure to be satisfied with an all-important three points. Here are our player ratings.