- Ten shots each in dull encounter
- Brighton takes four of six from NUFC
There wasn’t a lot to like from Brighton and Hove Albion’s visit to Newcastle United, embedded in a 0-0 Saturday score line at St. James’ Park that only needs the numbers to tell the story.
Newcastle sits a point above the drop zone, while Brighton sits four points clear of 18th.
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Newcastle United had most of the ball but struggled to connect with crosses or scoop up loose chances in the 18.
At the other end, Shane Duffy nodded a cross wide of the goal.
Glenn Murray was offside when he missed a back post sitter in the 27th minute.
Joselu had a 40th minute low rip off more Merino playmaking but it dragged wide and Ryan probably had the angle covered.
Duffy headed over goal for a second time in the match off a 42nd minute corner.
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