THE NOTEBOOK: Southampton decide to get physical to try to stop Newcastle
It was third time lucky for Joelinton on Tuesday night, as after having a goal disallowed and missing a sitter, he finally he smashed home to give Newcastle a 1-0 victory over Southampton.
In doing so, the Magpies have an advantage going into the second-leg of the Carabao Cup semi final which will be placed at St James' Park.
Here, Sportsmail's ADRIAN KAJUMBA picks out some key talking points and some things you may have missed from St Mary's...
It continues to be impossible to find a way past Nick Pope. Reaching half time with the score goalless meant he extended his run of not conceding a first-half goal since August.
More impressively he made it to full-time unbeaten and has now incredibly kept 10 clean sheets in a row, going a total of 16 hours and 25 minutes without conceding, including stoppage time.
For a few minutes it looked like Pope had finally been beaten before Adam Armstrongs goal, which went in off Dan Burn, was chalked off for a handball. Illegally, looks like being the only way to score past Pope right now.
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