Match highlights of the 2-0 over Blackburn Rovers for you now, followed by what the respective managers had to say after the game.
Alan Pardew was left praising his sides spirit after a win which by all accounts probably shouldn’t have been a win. James Perch as also the beneficiary of some praise after a cracking performance as the anchor man last night.
Meanwhile Steve Kean was left frustrated after watching his side waste a whole host of chances although he admits that he won’t have too much trouble picking his side up after the defeat given the way that his team played.
Howay the lads!