As it happened: Newcastle United 1-1 Fulham in the Premier League
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The stats

Newcastle United 1-1 Fulham


Possession: 49%-51%


Goal attempts: 11-11


Shots on target: 4-4


Shots off target: 5-4


Blocked shots: 2-3


Free-kicks: 16-8


Corners: 2-9


Offsides: 1-0


Goalkeeper saves: 3-3


Fouls: 7-17


Tackles: 12-7


Yellow cards: 1-3


Red cards: 0-1

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FT: Newcastle 1-1 Fulham

The full-time whistle blows and it has ended level at St James' Park.


Matt Ritchie's own-goal deep into the first half was cancelled out by Callum Wilson's penalty on 64 minutes - a spot kick which seen Fulham defender Joachim Andersen sent off for his foul on Wilson.


The away point for Fulham moves them out of the bottom three, while Newcastle move up one place into 12th in the Premier League table.

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Yellow card for Hector for a crunching challenge on Fraser to stop the counter attack.
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Ademola Lookman is replaced by Joe Bryan.
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There will be five minutes of additional time.
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Wilson manages to get a shot away from the edge of the box, but he snatches at it and it goes wide of the goal.
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Antonee Robinson is the latest Fulham player to go in the book, this time for kicking the ball away.
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Newcastle make their final change now, Ryan Fraser is on for Paul Dummett.
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First change of the game for Fulham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek replaces Aleksandar Mitrovic.
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Second change of the game for Newcastle sees Joelinton replaced by Dwight Gayle.
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Yedlin gets a vital touch on the free-kick to divert it out for a corner.
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Yellow card for Ciaran Clark for a foul on De Cordova-Reid which has presented Fulham a free-kick in a dangerous position...
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Areola puts his body on-the-line to come out and deny Joelinton from giving Newcastle the lead!
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Lookman finds space to have a shot and his effort stings the hands of Darlow.
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Longstaff's free-kick from distance forces Areola into a save.
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64' - GOAL! Newcastle 1-1 Fulham (Wilson pen)

Wilson goes down the middle and sends Areola the wrong way!


Newcastle level against 10-men with just under 30 minutes to go!


Can they now find a winner?

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After a long deliberation, the penalty is given and Andersen is sent off!


Wilson to take the penalty...

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60' - Penalty to Newcastle!

Newcastle are awarded a penalty as Wilson is fouled by Andersen!


But, VAR are checking to see if the initial contact was outside of the box...

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Yedlin finds Joelinton with a through ball, but Fulham get players across and avert the danger.
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Cairney forces Darlow into a save with a well-hit volley.
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Shelvey's free-kick is hit over-the-bar.
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Andersen picks up a booking for a foul on Almiron right on the edge of the box.


Free-kick to Newcastle in a dangerous position...

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We are off for the start of the second-half!


One change for Newcastle at the break, Isaac Hayden is on for Federico Fernandez.

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Watch how Fulham took the lead on Tyneside

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HT: Newcastle 0-1 Fulham

Matt Ritchie's own-goal deep into the first-half means the away side go in at the interval with the advantage!
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One minute added on.
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42' - GOAL! Newcastle 0-1 Fulham (Ritchie O.G)

Fulham have the lead and its thoroughly deserved!


Adarabioyo's header from the corner hits Ritchie on the way through and finds its way into the back of the net.

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Almiron's low-driven shot forces Areola into his first real save of the game.
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Lemina picks out De Cordova-Reid with a sensational ball, but his volley goes wide of the mark.


Fulham currently dominating on Tyneside!

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Lookman's free-kick hits the wall and steers out for a Fulham corner.
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Darlow makes a massive save to deny Lookman after he was freed by Anguissa!


Fulham have a free-kick right on the edge of the box...

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Joelinton gets on the end of Yedlin's cross, but the header sails over-the-bar.
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A vital interception from Andersen as Wilson broke on the counter-attack and looked to send Joelinton through on goal!
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Lookman gets on the end of Anguissa's cross, but Darlow gets down to make the save.
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A half-chance for Newcastle there as Wilson's header forces Areola into a save.
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Fulham have started the better here, but Newcastle are just starting to grow into the game...
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The away side get us underway!
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The teams are out!

The teams have made their way out at St James' Park!


Less than five minutes to go till kick-off!

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A late change to the Fulham side...

Ivan Cavaleiro has picked up a muscle injury in the warm-up - so Bobby De Cordova-Reid starts in his place.
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Steve Bruce explains his team's lineup

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Starting XI - Fulham

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Starting XI - Newcastle United

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Two hours to go!

We are officially two hours away from kick-off at St James' Park - stay tuned for team news at 19:00 BST.
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Stat attack

- Newcastle have scored at least two goals in their last three league games.


- Fulham have failed to win 23 of their last 25 Premier League away games.


- Fulham have beaten Newcastle three times in their last five games.

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Form guide

Newcastle: LLWWL


Fulham: LWLDD

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Previous meeting

The last time these two sides met was on the final day of the 2018/19 season, where Newcastle ran out 4-0 winners at Craven Cottage in a game that turned out to be Rafa Benitez's final game in charge of The Magpies.


Goals from Jonjo Shelvey, Ayoze Perez, Fabian Schar and Salomon Rondon ensured a comfortable afternoon in West London for Newcastle.

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Scott Parker assesses Newcastle

“Newcastle have had some up and down results, like a lot of teams this year, but they’re a very good side who will cause teams problems.


"They’ve got some very good personnel in their team.


“But in saying that, we’re in a good run, we’re in a good vein of form, so for sure we’re going to go up there and try and win the game.”

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What Steve Bruce had to say about Fulham

"Fair play to the manager and his coaching staff because they are certainly better in recent weeks.


"They've got very good players and will be buoyed by the result against Liverpool and keeping another clean sheet in midweek.


"It'll be another tough game."

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Predicted line-up - Fulham

Areola; Aina, Andersen, Adarabioyo; De Cordova-Reid, Lemina, Anguissa, Robinson; Cavaleiro, Lookman; Mitrovic. (3-4-2-1)
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Predicted line-up - Newcastle United

Darlow; Krafth, Fernandez, Clark, Lewis; Hendrick, Hayden, Shelvey, Ritchie; Wilson, Gayle. (4-4-2)
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Team news - Fulham

Terence Kongolo remains ruled out with a ankle injury he picked up in November.


Bobby Decordova-Reid and Kenny Tete are both injury doubts for the trip to St James' Park.

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Team news - Newcastle United

Martin Dubravka, Javier Manquillo, Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schar and Allan Saint-Maximin are all ruled out for tomorrow's game.
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Fulham looking to build on some positive results

Fulham make the long trip up to the North East coming off the back off two consecutive draws - an impressive 1-1 draw with Liverpool, and a 0-0 home draw with Brighton.


The Cottagers could move out of the bottom three if they are victorious tomorrow, an added incentive for boss Scott  Parker and his players.

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Newcastle looking to return to winning ways

After back-to-back victories against Crystal Palace and West Brom - Newcastle were brought back down to earth on Wednesday night after a 5-2 thrashing off Leeds.


A win here against Fulham however could see The Magpies move into the top ten in the Premier League, something which would be a welcome early Christmas present for the Newcastle supporters.

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Kick-off time

Newcastle vs Fulham will be played at St James' Park, in Newcastle, England.

The kick-off is scheduled at 20:00 BST.

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