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2020-21 English Premier League
  • Callum Wilson (88')
  • Joelinton (90')

Late goals give Newcastle victory at Palace

Late goals by Callum Wilson and Joelinton earned Newcastle United a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Friday as they got back to winning ways after consecutive Premier League defeats.

It looked as though the points would be shared on a chilly night in south-east London but just when Palace were threatening, Steve Bruce's visitors struck.

Wilson's neat finish in the 87th minute following a counter-attack gave Newcastle the lead and 100 seconds later they sealed the points when Brazilian Joelinton's shot deflected past keeper Vicente Guaita for his first league goal of the season.

Newcastle's win lifted them to 10th in the table on 14 points from 10 games with Palace 13th and a point behind.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester United 19 +11 40
2 Manchester City 18 +18 38
3 Leicester City 19 +14 38
4 Liverpool 19 +15 34
5 Tottenham Hotspur 18 +16 33
6 Everton 17 +7 32
7 West Ham United 19 +5 32
8 Aston Villa 17 +13 29
9 Chelsea 19 +10 29
10 Southampton 18 +5 29
11 Arsenal 19 +4 27
12 Leeds United 18 -4 23
13 Crystal Palace 19 -11 23
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 19 -8 22
15 Burnley 18 -12 19
16 Newcastle United 19 -14 19
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 19 -7 17
18 Fulham 18 -12 12
19 West Bromwich Albion 19 -28 11
20 Sheffield United 19 -22 5