However, who do you think deserved most credit for at last putting the faintest of smiles on our faces for Christmas?
Alan Pardew used fourteen players today but who was the one who stood out for you?
There was no shortage of effort as those in black and white fought to potentially save our season.
Vote now for the player who brought a bit of festive cheer into your life.
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