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Newcastle v Fulham player ratings

5 months ago
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The results of the Newcastle v Fulham player ratings by fans.

Always interested to see what supporters have collectively made of the latest performance, when using our interactive ratings system.

Each player marked out of 10 and the averages below.

In a desperate match, Newcastle failed to have a single effort on target, whilst Fulham rarely threatened either, so candidates for man of the match were a bit thin on the ground…

Almost by default, Martin Dubravka (6.1) gets it for Newcastle. He was once again very decent with what little he had to deal with apart from when caught in two minds near the end, Mitrovic almost catching the keeper in possession inside the box, the Slovakian international simply lucky that Mitro somehow failed to connect with the ball.

Only four other Newcastle players managed the faintest hint of respectably, scoring 5.0 or higher.

Paul Dummett (5.3) doing relatively ok on his return, whilst Jamaal Lascelles (5.2) was shaky at times but made a valuable block towards the end, then a last ditch tackle in the final seconds that prevented what looked a certain goal.

Ki (5.2) was the best of a bad bunch trying to move the ball forward, then we had Salomon Rondon (5.2) fighting a lone battle up front.

In terms of the very lowest marks we had the two players who were supposedly giving Rondon the closest support.

Both woeful on the day, Christian Atsu (3.5) was just beaten by Ayoze Perez (3.3) when it came to being the very weakest in the team.

As for the other four, they struggled to contribute in any significant way.

Schar (4.8) slightly better than the other three, as Manquillo (4.4) did little to suggest he should have been selected ahead of Yedlin, whilst Diame (4.4) was poor once again in midfield and Ritchie (4.4) looked uncomfortable playing as a fifth defender.

Below are the ratings as voted by Newcastle fans up to 12.30pm Monday:

nwcastle v fulham player ratings

If you haven’t already put in your Newcastle v Fulham player ratings, go HERE and you can still input your own marks out of 10 for each player, then check back later to see whether the overall interactive ratings have changed for the team as more fans vote.

Stats from BBC Sport:

Newcastle 0 Fulham 0

Goals…

Possession was Fulham 46% Newcastle 54%

Total shots were  Fulham 4 Newcastle 9

Shots on target were Fulham 2 Newcastle 0

Corners were  Fulham 0 Newcastle 6

Referee: Martin Atkinson

Newcastle United:

Dubravka, Manquillo (Yedlin 84), Schar, Lascelles, Dummett, Ritchie, Ki, Diame, Atsu (Kenedy 72), Rondon, Perez

Unused Subs:

Woodman, Joselu, Muto, Hayden, Fernandez

Crowd: 51,237 was announced but looked around 49,000-50,000 in reality (Fulham around 500, large minibus)

(Rafa Benitez needs to hold his hands up to this one? Read HERE)

(Instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to this bore draw – Read HERE)

(Claudio Ranieri claims Fulham had 4 or 5 chances to win but Newcastle didn’t have single shot at goal – Read HERE)

(Alan Shearer savages Newcastle United match ahead of Match of The Day – Read HERE)

(Paul Merson only sees bleak times ahead for Newcastle United after covering the match against Fulham – Read HERE)

(Rafa Benitez says it will be a ‘miracle’ if Newcastle aren’t relegated – Read HERE)

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