• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 24 September 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St James' Park
Newcastle United

Newcastle United

Ba 26"

Ba 29"

Ba 53"

3 - 1

Newcastle United vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Newcastle United

26 Krul
5 Simpson
27 Taylor
2 Coloccini
16 Taylor
25 Obertan
4 Cabaye
24 Tiote
18 Gutierrez
19 Ba26"29"53"
20 Best
Substitutes
1 Harper
8 Guthrie
10 Ben Arfa
11 Lovenkrands
14 Perch
22 Marveaux
28 Ameobi

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
2 Salgado
4 Samba
5 Givet
16 Dann
23 Hoilett36"
35 Lowe
15 Nzonzi
3 Olsson
10 Formica
24 Yakubu
Substitutes
13 Bunn
11 Grella
14 Petrovic
20 Rochina
29 Vukcevic
30 Roberts
31 Hanley

Possession Stats

57%
43%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Newcastle United

L W L L L L L L

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L
Head to Head
Blackburn
0-0
Newcastle 12-Feb-2011
Newcastle
1-2
Blackburn 10-Nov-2010
Blackburn
3-0
Newcastle 17-Jan-2009
Newcastle
1-2
Blackburn 27-Sep-2008
Newcastle
0-1
Blackburn 01-Mar-2008
Blackburn
3-1
Newcastle 01-Dec-2007


Live Text Commentary
94:04 +4.04
Yellow card
 

Michel Salgado booked.

93:23 +3.23
 

Yohan Cabaye decides to take the corner short.

90:28 +0.28
 

The ball is swung over by Cheik Tiote, save by Paul Robinson.

90:19 +0.19
 

The ball is delivered by Danny Simpson, Michel Salgado makes a clearance.

87:54
 

Hatem Ben Arfa produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

85:58
 

Yohan Cabaye fouled by Ruben Rochina, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Taylor restarts play with the free kick.

85:33
 

Ruben Rochina decides to take the corner short.

83:25
Substitution
 

(Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Sylvain Marveaux coming on for Jonas Gutierrez.

81:42
 

Effort on goal by Steven Nzonzi from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

80:47
 

Hatem Ben Arfa is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

79:16
 

Foul by Ruben Rochina on Cheik Tiote, free kick awarded. Danny Simpson takes the direct free kick.

78:02
Substitution
 

Vincenzo Grella replaces Ayegbeni Yakubu.

77:48
 

Leon Best produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

77:01
 

Jonas Gutierrez produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

75:45
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Leon Best misses to the left of the target.

74:00
Substitution
 

Hatem Ben Arfa joins the action as a substitute, replacing Demba Ba.

68:53
Red card
 

Martin Olsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Leon Best. Booking for Martin Olsson. Martin Olsson is sent off. Direct free kick taken by Fabricio Coloccini. Drilled right-footed shot by Yohan Cabaye. Save by Paul Robinson.

68:19
 

Steven Nzonzi fouled by Cheik Tiote, the ref awards a free kick. Ruben Rochina delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by Fabricio Coloccini.

67:44
 

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Gabriel Obertan misses to the left of the target.

66:24
 

Michel Salgado challenges Leon Best unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Taylor crosses the ball in from the free kick.

65:34
 

Shot by Yohan Cabaye from 25 yards. Blocked by Gael Givet.

61:21
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba by Christopher Samba. Ruben Rochina is brought on as a substitute for Scott Dann. Mauro Formica goes off and Jason Roberts comes on. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Taylor.

59:57
 

Centre by Michel Salgado, Shot by Martin Olsson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

58:43
 

Steven Nzonzi concedes a free kick for a foul on Gabriel Obertan. Steven Nzonzi goes into the referee's book. Ryan Taylor restarts play with the free kick.

56:46
 

Jason Lowe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonas Gutierrez. Jason Lowe receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Ryan Taylor.

53:49
Goal
 

Demba Ba scores a headed goal from close range. Newcastle 3-1 Blackburn.Cheik Tiote provided the assist for the goal.

53:32
 

Jonas Gutierrez crosses the ball, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

52:26
 

Martin Olsson takes a shot.

51:35
 

A cross is delivered by Martin Olsson, clearance made by Ryan Taylor.

49:02
 

Centre by Danny Simpson.

47:46
 

Unfair challenge on Scott Dann by Leon Best results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

47:12
 

The ball is sent over by Jonas Gutierrez, Jason Lowe makes a clearance.

46:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Nzonzi on Demba Ba. Free kick taken by Ryan Taylor.

46:22
 

David Hoilett is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Ryan Taylor takes the direct free kick.

45:10 +0.1
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Gabriel Obertan goes wide of the right-hand upright.

44:27
 

Corner taken right-footed by David Hoilett from the left by-line to the near post, save by Tim Krul.

44:19
 

The ball is swung over by David Hoilett, Danny Simpson makes a clearance.

43:16
 

Unfair challenge on Fabricio Coloccini by David Hoilett results in a free kick. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

41:48
 

The ball is delivered by Ryan Taylor, Leon Best has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.

40:00
 

Demba Ba crosses the ball, Christopher Samba makes a clearance.

38:10
 

Gael Givet fouled by Leon Best, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

37:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Nzonzi on Leon Best. Free kick crossed by Ryan Taylor, Gael Givet manages to make a clearance.

36:33
Goal
 

A goal is scored by David Hoilett from inside the area high into the middle of the goal. Newcastle 2-1 Blackburn.Assist by Martin Olsson.

35:30
 

Shot by Jonas Gutierrez. Jason Lowe gets a block in.

32:27
 

Steven Nzonzi sends in a cross, save made by Tim Krul.

31:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Taylor by Ayegbeni Yakubu. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

29:47
Goal
 

Demba Ba scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Newcastle 2-0 Blackburn.Steven Taylor provided the assist for the goal.

29:36
 

Shot by Cheik Tiote from 25 yards. Blocked by Christopher Samba.

28:51
 

Foul by David Hoilett on Jonas Gutierrez, free kick awarded. Yohan Cabaye crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Mauro Formica gets a block in.

28:08
 

The ball is sent over by Danny Simpson, clearance made by Michel Salgado.

26:04
Goal
 

Goal scored by Demba Ba from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Newcastle 1-0 Blackburn.Leon Best provided the assist for the goal.

25:17
 

Centre by Danny Simpson, Paul Robinson makes a save.

23:52
 

The ball is crossed by Martin Olsson.

22:01
 

David Hoilett concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Taylor. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

21:24
 

Centre by Gabriel Obertan.

20:22
 

Leon Best concedes a free kick for a foul on Michel Salgado. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

19:41
 

Centre by Danny Simpson, Header by Jonas Gutierrez from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

18:13
 

Martin Olsson is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

15:53
 

Foul by Christopher Samba on Demba Ba, free kick awarded. Cheik Tiote takes the free kick.

14:19
 

The ball is delivered by Danny Simpson, save by Paul Robinson.

13:44
 

A cross is delivered by Martin Olsson, save made by Tim Krul.

12:20
 

Unfair challenge on Jason Lowe by Yohan Cabaye results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

11:16
 

Effort on goal by Leon Best from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

8:34
 

The ball is crossed by Gabriel Obertan.

7:38
 

The ball is delivered by Martin Olsson.

5:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Lowe on Demba Ba. Cheik Tiote restarts play with the free kick.

5:21
 

Shot from outside the box by Demba Ba misses to the left of the goal.

2:53
 

Unfair challenge on Leon Best by Scott Dann results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Ryan Taylor from the free kick.

2:04
 

Yohan Cabaye takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Unfair challenge on Scott Dann by Fabricio Coloccini results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

1:50
 

Corner taken by Yohan Cabaye from the right by-line played to the near post, Martin Olsson makes a clearance.

1:04
 

Yohan Cabaye takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post.

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