Newcastle 1-0 Brentford – Premier League LIVE: Callum Wilson sends the Magpies back to the penalty spot in the 64th minute after Bees goalkeeper Mark Flekken brings down Anthony Gordon at St. James’ Park


Follow the Mail Sport live blog for the latest news as Newcastle welcome Brentford to St James’ Park in the late Premier League kick-off.

Wissa takes off

90 minutes: The free kick is sent towards Wissa, but his header is off target.

Schar concedes a free kick

90 mins: Schar catches Wissa and the Newcastle defender is extremely frustrated that a free kick is given against him.

9 minutes added

This match is far from over, with nine minutes added.

Good intervention from Burn

87 mins: Fantastic defense from Dan Burn to clear the danger with Schade lurking.

Brentford seek equalizer

83 minutes: Lewis-Potter sends a cross towards Wissa but the striker fails to cause problems for Pope.

Collins is now booked for a foul on Wilson

Penalty not awarded

Following a VAR check, it was decided that the penalty would not be awarded.

Brentford bring in Lewis-Potter for Hickey.

Newcastle, meanwhile, send on Almiron for Barnes, who was impressive.

VAR checks possible Newcastle penalty

Newcastle are awarded their second penalty of the match, with Mbeumo deemed to have handled the ball after Barnes headed it down. However, there will now be a VAR check.

The game ends with Onyeka down

76 minutes: Onyeka goes down and the game has to stop. The replacement can continue.

Burn wins corner for Newcastle

74 minutes: Burn sends a dangerous cross which deflects Roerslev and goes out for a corner.

Triple change for Brentford

71 minutes: Brentford make a triple change. Maupay is making his second debut, with Onyeka and Schade as well. Mee, Norgaard and Janelt leave.

Ben Mee injured

There is concern for Brentford as Ben Mee goes down injured and it looks like he will not be able to continue.

Barnes shoots

67 mins: Barnes looks to add to Newcastle’s lead and fires over.

Flekken reserved

Flekken was also subsequently booked.

GOAL – Newcastle 1-0 Brentford (Wilson pen)

Callum Wilson made no mistake on the spot in putting Newcastle in front despite Flekken diving the right way. The crowd erupts.


Newcastle are awarded a penalty after Brentford goalkeeper Mark Flekken catches out from Anthony Gordon.

Reserved hickey

Brentford’s Aaron Hickey receives a yellow card for preventing Pope from releasing the ball.

Wilson has a goal ruled out for fouling Flekken

Callum Wilson thought he had given Newcastle the lead but, to the dismay of the home fans, the goal was ruled out for a foul on goalkeeper Flekken.

Newcastle threatens

52 mins: Newcastle put Brentford under pressure. Flekken isn’t very convincing when it comes to hitting the ball but nothing comes of it.

Brentford hope to start the second half well

49 mins: Wissa looks to find a way for Brentford but can’t get a shot off. Shortly after, he aimed for goal but his shot ended up on the roof of the net.

Gordon suffers a blow but continues to play

47 mins: Anthony Gordon goes down after a collision with Hickey but he continues now.

The second half begins

The second half begins at St James’ Park.

Options on the bench

Newcastle have Isak, Tonali and Almiron on the bench, all of whom could be very useful options as the game progresses.

Maupay also hopes to join Brentford.

Half-time – Newcastle 0-0 Brentford

It’s equal to the break. Brentford started the half well but Newcastle progressed into the game. The key incident of the first half was when Flekken made a good save to thwart Guimaraes.

Newcastle look to finish the half strong

45 minutes: Wilson aims for goal again. Guimaraes falls in the box but the game continues.

Mbeumo heads towards

45 mins: Mbeumo heads towards a Brentford corner.

Wissa ousted

45 mins: Newcastle defenders manage to crowd out Wissa as he looks to make an impact on the counter-attack.

5 minutes added

We’re down to five extra minutes at the end of the first half.

Trippier shoots

42 minutes: Trippier explodes after his first free kick is blocked.

Norgaard reserved

Roerslev is deployed on the right side of the Brentford defense, while Hickey moves to the left.

Norgaard is then booked for a foul on Barnes.

Henry is replaced

41 minutes: Henry twisted his knee awkwardly. He manages to get up to leave the field, with the entry of Roerslev.

Rico Henry is injured

39 mins: Rico Henry requires treatment for a knee injury and should be replaced. A stretcher will be needed.

Wilson heads towards

37 mins: Wilson heads to Newcastle as Newcastle aim to make the breakthrough.

Wissa has booked

Brentford’s Wissa is booked for raising his arm while jumping during a clash with Schar.

Flekken in action again

30 mins: Flekken is called into action again as he clears the danger following Harvey Barnes’ ball.

Great save from Flekken

27 mins: Bruno Guimaraes goes close for Newcastle but it’s an excellent save from Flekken

Schar’s shot deflected wide

27 mins: Schar wins a corner for Newcastle after his shot is deflected wide.

Brentford wants to threaten

22 minutes: Jensen sends a dangerous ball into the area which narrowly escapes Wissa.

Trippier’s free kick lacks conviction

21 minutes: Trippier sends the free kick straight into the wall.

Anderson wins a free kick

20 mins: Talented youngster Anderson has moved into dangerous areas for Newcastle and he does well to win a free-kick.

Newcastle seek more urgency

15 mins: Newcastle seem a little worried in their game at the start. Will they be able to demolish Brentford?

Mbuemo looking to cause trouble

10 minutes: Gordon must clear the danger following a cross from Mbeumo.

Brentford looking for new opportunities

8 mins: Brentford are now seeing a lot of the ball as they look to cause Newcastle further problems.

Hickey Saved

3 mins: The first chance of the game falls to Brentford, Hickey forcing a save from Pope.

Newcastle looking for a good start

2 mins: Newcastle, supported by their excellent supporters, had plenty of possession from the start.

Quiet period

There will be a period of silence in memory of the victims of the earthquake in Morocco and the floods in Libya.

Kick-off is approaching

The teams are in the tunnel and kick-off is fast approaching at St James’ Park.

Other Premier League results

There was plenty of action elsewhere in the Premier League today. Here are the other results:

Aston Villa 3-1 Crystal Palace

Manchester United 1-3 Brighton

Tottenham 2-1 Sheffield United

West Ham 1-3 Manchester City

Harvey Barnes makes first Newcastle start

Harvey Barnes makes his first start for Newcastle since his summer arrival from Leicester.

The winger, whose international future has been a hot topic recently, registered a goal and an assist on his Newcastle debut against Aston Villa.

Will Maupay have an impact from the bench?

Neal Maupay has returned to Brentford following his loan spell from Everton. The last time he played for Brentford they were in the Championship. He is on the bench tonight and hopes to make a major impact if he comes into contention.

Newcastle looking to step up efforts

Newcastle have just one league win so far this season and have lost three matches.

Brentford, meanwhile, remain unbeaten with one win and three draws.

While Newcastle will inevitably have one eye on the clash with AC Milan, they will be eager to start building momentum in the league.

Isak, Tonali and Almiron on the bench

Isak, Tonali and Almiron are all on the Newcastle bench, perhaps with Tuesday’s Champions League match against AC Milan in mind.

To welcome

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Newcastle v Brentford. Eddie Howe’s side have had a tough start to the season, but can they get the better of Brentford?

Key updates

  • GOAL – Newcastle 1-0 Brentford (Wilson pen)

  • Wilson has a goal ruled out for fouling Flekken


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