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Three Newcastle United players make this ‘Whoscored’ Premier League team of the weekend

2 months ago

Plenty of Newcastle United players were contenders for Premier League team of the weekend after the latest couple of days of matches.

When it comes to games that might have produced these contenders, exactly who did St James’ Park deliver as possibles?

The game ending in 4-0 hiding for Palace at the hands of Newcastle.

Well, Whoscored have included two Newcastle United players from that game on Sunday, the best two players on the pitch by some distance, in my opinion.

The whoscored ratings use data from every single Premier League match, over 200 raw statistics included in the automated calculation of a player’s rating, weighted according to their influence within the game.

Every event of importance is taken into account, with a positive or negative effect on ratings weighted in relation to its area on the pitch and its outcome.

Now whoscored have updated their ratings, showing the Premier League team of the weekend with the three Newcastle United players included, the full eleven shown below:


The Whoscored Premier League team of the weekend (Tottenham v  showing the highest rated players in each position.

7.52 Nick Pope (Newcastle United)

7.78 Diogo Dalot (Man U)

7.90 Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)

8.39 Craig Dawson (Wolves)

7.15 Dan Burn (Newcastle United)

8.12 Christian Norgaard (Brentford)

8.81 Douglas Luiz (Villa)

9.33 Bryan Mbeumo (Brentford)

9.34 Jacob Murphy (Newcastle United)

8.70 Chris Wood (Forest)

8.48 Ollie Watkins (Villa)

Just in case you were wondering how Whoscored rated all of the Newcastle United players on Saturday:

(The way Whoscored present these results, only allows four subs to be shown at any one time, Tonali rated 6.2)

Stats via BBC Sport:

Newcastle 4 Crystal Palace 0 – Saturday 21 October 3pm


Newcastle United:

Murphy 4, Gordon 44, Longstaff 45+2, Wilson 66


Possession was Palace 40%  Newcastle 60%

Total shots were Palace 17 Newcastle 10

Shots on target were Palace 3 Newcastle 7

Corners were Palace 8 Newcastle 6

Referee: Tim Robinson

Newcastle United:

Pope, Trippier (Livramento 69), Lascelles, Schar, Burn, Longstaff, Bruno (Tonali 69), Joelinton  (Anderson 80), Murphy, Wilson (Isak 69), Gordon (Almiron 69)


Dubravka, Dummett, Targett, Hall

(Roy Hodgson with blinding honesty after Palace hiding at St James’ Park – Read HERE)

(Official Newcastle United injury update after 4-0 Palace hammering – Disappointing on Sven Botman – Read HERE)

(Newcastle 4 Crystal Palace 0 – Match ratings and comments on all of the NUFC players – Read HERE)

(Newcastle 4 Crystal Palace 0 – Instant NUFC fan / writer reaction – Read HERE)

(Read Newcastle 4 Crystal Palace 0 – Brilliant from United – Read HERE)

Newcastle United upcoming matches:

Wednesday 25 October 2023 – Newcastle v Borussia Dortmund (8pm) TNT Sports

Saturday 28 October 2023 – Wolves v Newcastle (5.30pm) Sky Sports

Wednesday 1 November 2023 – Manchester United v Newcastle United (8.15pm) Sky Sports

Saturday 4 November 2023 – Newcastle v Arsenal (5.30pm) Sky Sports

Tuesday 7 November 2023 – Borussia Dortmund v Newcastle (5.45pm) TNT Sports

Saturday 11 November 2023 – Bournemouth v Newcastle (5.30pm) Sky Sports

Saturday 2 December 2023 – Newcastle United v Manchester United (8pm) TNT Sports


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