Newcastle 2 Brighton 0  –  Saturday 27 August 5.30pm

Two great goals from Jamaal Lascelles and Jonjo Shelvey gave Newcastle an excellent two goal win over Brighton.

Watch the goals below.

Here are the stats from BBC Sport:

Newcastle 2 Brighton 0

Goals – 

Newcastle:  Lascelles 15, Shelvey 63

Possession was Brighton 45% Newcastle 55%

Total shots were Brighton 13 Newcastle 13

Shots on target were Brighton 2 Newcastle 4

Corners were Brighton 3 Newcastle 2

Team: Sels, Anita (Gamez 72), Mbemba, Lascelles, Dummett, Hayden, Shelvey, Gouffran (Yedlin 88), Ritchie, Diame (Colback 81), Perez

Unused Subs: Darlow, Clark, Armstrong, Hanley

Referee: Keith Stroud

Crowd: 49,196

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