Newcastle 2 Cheltenham 0 – Tuesday 23 August 7.45pm

Newcastle United are through to round three of the League Cup.

Two goals from Ayoze Perez settled the issue, although he could and should have made it a hat-trick…

See the goals (first one is a cracking finish) and all the highlights below.

Here are the stats from BBC Sport:

Newcastle 2 Cheltenham 0

Goals – 

Newcastle: Perez 45, 47

Possession was Cheltenham 37% Newcastle 63%

Total shots were Cheltenham 9 Newcastle 15

Shots on target were Cheltenham 5 Newcastle 6

Corners were Cheltenham 3 Newcastle 5

Team: Darlow, Sterry, Hanley, Lascelles, Gamez, Shelvey, Colback, Aarons (Gouffran 24), Perez, Diame, Mitrovic (Gayle 38 (Anita 59))

Unused Subs: Sels, Hayden, Dummett, Mbemba

Referee: Steve Martin

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