- Newcastle off target despite control of match
- Ighalo scores again, Cathcart adds rare finish
- Jamaal Lascelles scores for visitors
The win snaps a four-game losing streak for the Hornets, and lifts them back into the top half.
Jamaal Lascelles scored for Newcastle, which remains in 18th. That’s a point back of Swansea and two back of Norwich City.
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Newcastle was dominant through the first half, with Aleksandar Mitrovic continuing his streak of getting into great position but failing to finish.
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45:44 – Odion Ighalo’s goal was the third quickest second half goal scored in the Premier League so far this season. Refreshed.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 23, 2016
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The Hornets increased their lead in the 58th minute, as a stumbling Ighalo laid the ball off for Cathcart to calmly finish from inside 10 yards.
But Lascelles popped a header past Gomes off a Jonjo Shelvey counter to make it 2-1 with about 20 minutes.