Watch goals here as NUFC beat Hull City 2-0 in behind closed doors match at SJP – Video

Newcastle defeated Hull City 2-0 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at St James’ Park this afternoon in our last warm-up fixture before the Premier League season resumes.

Goals from Florian Lejuene and Allan Saint-Maximin handed us our second win over Championship opposition following last week’s 3-2 victory over Middlesbrough, giving us another good

Here is Lejeune’s first-half opener, who headed home from a Jonjo Shelvey set-piece:

Allan Saint-Maximin then doubled our advantage just before half-time, slotting past George Long after latching onto a loose ball in the box and beating his man:

NUFC starting XI: Martin Dúbravka, Javier Manquillo, Florian Lejeune, Federico Fernández, Danny Rose, DeAndre Yedlin, Jonjo Shelvey, Nabil Bentaleb, Allan Saint-Maximin, Miguel Almíron, Joelinton.

Subs that featured: Karl Darlow, Fabian Schar, Andy Carroll, Isaac Hayden, Emil Krafth, Matt Ritchie, Valentino Lazaro, Yoshinori Muto.

Did not feature: Jamaal Lascelles, Paul Dummett, Ciaran Clark, Sean Longstaff, Matty Longstaff, Christian Atsu, Dwight Gayle.

Two wins and a clean sheet gives us solid preparation ahead of the home fixture with Sheffield United next weekend, as we look to complete a League double over the Premier League’s surprise package.

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