Newcastle vs Crystal Palace | Eddie Howe experienced a tense cup match that ended in a penalty shootout a year and a day after. He was chosen as Newcastle’s manager. Nick Pope’s expertise made for a successful conclusion.
After a full 90 minutes in which Marc Guéhi and the rest of Patrick Vieira’s back five delighted in frustrating their hosts. The England goalkeeper’s saves from Luka Milivojevic, Jean-Philippe Mateta. And Malcolm Ebiowei atoned for misses from Sven Botman and Bruno Guimares to send the home side into the fourth round.
We managed to win a really challenging, close game, stated Howe. “That’s what matters most. Although I didn’t believe it was a very strong performance. Nick Pope is a really strong presence. He has excellent size. And his saves were superb.
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace
The discovery that Newcastle’s 1969 Fairs Cup success was the club’s lone trophy win before the moon landing had already amused and inspired Howe. In July of that year. One month after Newcastle defeated Hungary’s Ujpest Dozsa 6-2 on aggregate, Neil Armstrong made his historic first steps.
The announcement on Wednesday by Newcastle’s Saudi Arabian-led owners that they have invested an additional £70 million in the club.
Howe made eight changes to the lineup from the team that defeated Southampton 4-1 on Sunday, showing that he has faith in his team. On the day of an anticipated call-up to the England World Cup team. Callum Wilson, Newcastle’s first-choice center-forward, did not even appear on the bench.
The in-form teammate forward of Wilson, Miguel Almirón, started the game on the bench and received loud applause as he did a quick jog down the sidelines.
On Saturday. Chelsea was scheduled to play on Tyneside in a Premier League encounter. Howe’s mostly backup lineup took a while to get going and appeared a bit unsure defensively. Pope had to make a great save to stop a low. Left-footed attempt from Mateta.