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Alan Shearer selects Allan Saint-Maximin and one other surprise Newcastle United player

8 months ago
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Alan Shearer has picked his team of the week.

The 11 players who most impressed him in the Premier League this past weekend.

The Magpies legend including two from Newcastle United after their displays against Southampton.

No surprise that Alan Shearer selects Allan Saint-Maximin after his MOTM display and scoring the winning goal.

However, the NUFC legend also picks Jamaal Lascelles in his PL team of the week.

Newcastle did keep a clean sheet against 10 man Saints and Lascelles did ok – but in truth Federico Fernandez played better than the NUFC Captain, as did a few other Newcastle players.

The Alan Shearer Premier League Team of the Week:

Dean Henderson (Sheff Utd)

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Man Utd)

Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle United)

Lascelles led Newcastle United to a big away win, nullifying Danny Ings’ threat and giving Southampton few chances.’

Gary Cahill (Crystal Palace)

Luke Shaw (Man Utd)

Ross Barkley (Chelsea)

Billy Gilmour (Chelsea)

Allan Saint-Maximin

‘Newcastle’s lively winger finished brilliantly for the winning goal and was a constant menace.’

Sadio Mane (Liverpool)

Harvey Barnes (Leicester)

Olivier Giroud (Chelsea)

Manager:

Ole Gunner Solskjaer (Man Utd)

Stats from BBC Sport:

Southampton 0 Newcastle 1  – Saturday 7 March 3pm

Goals:

Newcastle:

Saint-Maximin 79

Southampton:

Red card Djenepo 28

Possession was Southampton 38% Newcastle 62%

Total shots were Southampton 6 Newcastle 14

Shots on target were Southampton 3 Newcastle 7

Corners were Southampton 5 Newcastle 8

Referee: Graham Scott

Newcastle United:

Dubravka, Manquillo (Lazaro 72), Fernandez, Lascelles, Rose, Hayden (Sean Longstaff 79), Shelvey, Ritchie (Joelinton 61), Almiron, Allan Saint-Maximin, Gayle

Unused Subs:

Darlow, Schar, Yedlin, Bentaleb

Crowd: 30,096 (NUFC 3,000)

(Steve Bruce now claims credit for Allan Saint-Maximin impact – Shameless? – Read HERE)

(3 Positives and 3 Negatives from Southampton 0 Newcastle 1 – Read HERE)

(Steve Bruce reacts “Why’s everybody getting their knickers in a twist? The decisions are right.” – Read HERE)

(Ralph Hasenhuttl says Newcastle United didn’t have any idea how to score against Southampton’s 10 men – Read HERE)

Southampton 0 Newcastle 1 – Watch official match highlights here including dramatic late ASM winner! – Watch HERE)

(Southampton 0 Newcastle 1 – Instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to Saturday’s incident packed win – Read HERE)

(Southampton 0 Newcastle 1 as Steve Bruce’s luck well and truly returns with VAR assisted victory – Read HERE)

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