Newcastle United 1-1 Bournemouth: Alexander Isak cancels out Philip Billing’s opener

Newcastle’s equalizer came from the penalty spot after Jefferson Lerma was adjudged to have fouled Kieran Tripper’s cross.

Alexander Isak scored his first goal at St James’ Park but Newcastle remain without a win since the opening day of the Premier League season after being disciplined by Bournemouth.

Eddie Howe’s side fell behind against his former club when midfielder Philip Billing stretched down the left wing to head Jordan Zemura’s cross past Nick Pope just over the hour mark.

Five minutes later Newcastle were level through Isak – a club record £60m summer signing Real Sociedade have converted a penalty after Jefferson Lerma was adjudged to have made a cross on Kieran Trippier, according to the video assistant referee.

The draw is Newcastle’s fifth of the season and extends their winless run to six games, although they move up to 10th in the table.

Bournemouth have picked up five points from nine under manager Gary O’Neil to leave 12th.

As with every Premier League game this weekend, it was one minute’s silence before the start, perfectly observed, for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and then the national anthem. There was even a standing ovation from the entire stadium in the 70th minute in honor of his 70-year reign.

The cutting edge is missing for both sides

It’s been a disappointing start to the season for Newcastle with goals being hard to come by and this will be another game where they will feel they should have taken the three points.

They dominated for long periods – with 72% possession and 20 attempts on goal – but again lacked a clinical edge.

They had their chances with a Trippier free-kick and a cushioned effort from Joelinton both striking the posts in the first half.

Bournemouth’s summer signing Neto also denied efforts from Joelinton and Ryan Fraser, but the latter grabbed one. recalled to the Scottish national team this week, and Miguel Almiron turned down good opportunities.

Newcastle co-owner Amanda Staveley was left unimpressed in the stands, saying this season’s results have yet to match Newcastle’s lofty ambitions.

A period of change may also come in Bournemouth, a The Las Vegas team with the intention of buying the club.

Uncertainty about the manager’s role has left O’Neil now in charge Scott Parker was fired on August 30, but it’s hard to argue with the results the former Portsmouth and Middlesbrough midfielder has produced.

Bournemouth looked organized and ready to put their bodies on the line, but on another day they could have taken all three points as Marcus Tavernier headed wide in the first half before heading wide in the second.

Whether O’Neil will be there when Bournemouth host Brentford on October 1 – the next round of Premier League fixtures after the international break – remains to be seen.

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Newcastle United

  1. Group number22Player nameHoly Father

  2. Group number2Player nameTrippier

  3. Group number5Player nameSchär

  4. Group number33Player nameburn

  5. Group number13Player nameTargett

  6. Group number28Player nameWillock

  7. Group number39Player nameBruno Guimarães

  8. Group number7Player nameJoelinton

  9. Group number24Player namestarch

  10. Group number14Player nameIsa

  11. Group number21Player nameFraser

  1. Group number20Player nameWood

  2. Group number23Player nameMurphy

  3. Group number36Player nameS Longstaff

AFC Bournemouth

  1. Group number13Player nameNeto

  2. Group number15Player namea smith

  3. Group number6Player nameMefam

  4. Group number25Player namein the year

  5. Group number33Player nameto heaven

  6. Group number4Player nameL to the cook

  7. Group number8Player nameLerma

  8. Group number16Player namebartender

  9. Group number29Player nameBilling

  10. Group number10Player nameChristie

  11. Group number9Player nameSolanke

  1. Group number3Player nameStephens

  2. Group number17Player nameStacey

  3. Group number21Player nameMoore

  4. Group number32Player nameAnthony

The eleven


training 4-3-3

  • 22Holy Father
  • 2Trippier
  • 5Schär
  • 33burnBooked in 90 minutes
  • 13Targett
  • 28Willock
  • 39Guimaraes Rodríguez Mourareplaced byS Longstaffin 72′minutes
  • 7JoelintonBooked in 69 minutes
  • 24starchreplaced byWoodin 89′minutes
  • 14Isa
  • 21Fraserreplaced byMurphyin 71′minutes


  • 4botman
  • 6Lascelles
  • 11Ritchie
  • 12Lewis
  • 18the warrior
  • 19Manquillo
  • 20Wood
  • 23Murphy
  • 36S Longstaff


training 4-2-3-1

  • 13Murara Neto
  • 15a smith
  • 6Mefam
  • 25in the year
  • 33to heaven
  • 4L to the cook
  • 8Lerma
  • 16bartenderBooked in 45 minutesreplaced byAnthonyin 80′minutes
  • 29Billingreplaced byStephensin 90+3′minutes
  • 10ChristieBooked in 34 minutesreplaced byStaceyin 87′minutes
  • 9Solankereplaced byMoorein 90+3′minutes


  • 1Travers
  • 3Stephens
  • 11Marcondes
  • 17Stacey
  • 18Lowe
  • 19Stanislas
  • 20Dembele’s
  • 21Moore
  • 32Anthony

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