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Header by Mike Williamson goes to the left of the goal.
The ball is crossed by Loic Remy.
The match has reached full-time.
Cheick Tiote manages to make a clearance.
Jay Rodriguez goes off and Sam Gallagher comes on.
Massadio Haidara takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Paulo Gazzaniga catches the ball.
Luke Shaw manages to make a clearance.
Free kick crossed by Vurnon Anita.
The referee cautions Morgan Schneiderlin for unsporting behaviour.
Morgan Schneiderlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Massadio Haidara.
The official flags Papiss Cisse offside.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jos Hooiveld on Loic Remy.
Foul by Hatem Ben Arfa on Jack Cork, free kick awarded.
Dejan Lovren makes a clearance.
Calum Chambers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Papiss Cisse.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mike Williamson on Jack Cork.
Corner taken by Vurnon Anita from the left by-line.
The ball is sent over by Hatem Ben Arfa.
Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.
Calum Chambers gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Massadio Haidara.
The ball is crossed by Luke Shaw.
Free kick taken by Paulo Gazzaniga.
Papiss Cisse concedes a free kick for a foul on Dejan Lovren.
Clearance made by Paulo Gazzaniga.
Hatem Ben Arfa crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Moussa Sissoko fouled by Luke Shaw, the ref awards a free kick.
Massadio Haidara replaces Davide Santon.
Mathieu Debuchy sends in a cross.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by Cheick Tiote.
Hatem Ben Arfa restarts play with the free kick.
Calum Chambers challenges Papiss Cisse unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Hatem Ben Arfa comes on in place of Yoan Gouffran.
Headed chance falls to Jay Rodriguez. Tim Krul parries the ball but the danger is not over.
Corner from the taken by Steven Davis.
Clearance made by Dejan Lovren.
The official flags Yoan Gouffran offside.
Corner taken by Vurnon Anita from the right by-line.
The ball is delivered by Mathieu Debuchy.
Mathieu Debuchy has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.
Cheick Tiote is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
Jay Rodriguez grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Newcastle 1-1 Southampton.Steven Davis provided the assist for the goal.
Jack Cork concedes a free kick for a foul on Moussa Sissoko.
Cheick Tiote takes the free kick.
Jack Cork challenges Loic Remy unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance made by Fabricio Coloccini.
Papiss Cisse is brought on as a substitute for Shola Ameobi.
Tim Krul takes the free kick.
Steven Davis concedes a free kick for a foul on Cheick Tiote.
Clearance made by Davide Santon.
Free kick taken by Tim Krul.
Jack Cork gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Loic Remy.
Clearance by Fabricio Coloccini.
Clearance made by Calum Chambers.
The ball is delivered by Rickie Lambert.
Clearance by Jos Hooiveld.
The referee blows for offside.
The second half begins.
Mike Williamson makes a clearance.
The referee blows for half time.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Vurnon Anita on Steven Davis.
Moussa Sissoko is caught offside.
Pablo Osvaldo goes off and Adam Lallana comes on.
Morgan Schneiderlin comes on in place of James Ward-Prowse.
Loic Remy challenges Calum Chambers unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rickie Lambert on Cheick Tiote.
A cross is delivered by Vurnon Anita.
The ball is crossed by Yoan Gouffran.
Fabricio Coloccini makes a clearance.
Corner taken by James Ward-Prowse.
Davide Santon manages to make a clearance.
Strike on goal comes in from Davide Santon from the free kick and goes right of the post.
Jay Rodriguez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Vurnon Anita.
Clearance made by Jos Hooiveld.
Header by Shola Ameobi misses left.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cheick Tiote by Steven Davis.
Clearance made by Vurnon Anita.
The referee blows for offside against Yoan Gouffran.
Jay Rodriguez concedes a free kick for a foul on Mathieu Debuchy.
Yoan Gouffran slots the ball left footed into the goal. Newcastle 1-0 Southampton.Assist by Mike Williamson.
Jack Cork challenges Vurnon Anita unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jos Hooiveld restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Shola Ameobi.
The ball is crossed by Calum Chambers.
Unfair challenge on Rickie Lambert by Yoan Gouffran results in a free kick.
Davide Santon crosses the ball.
Jack Cork manages to make a clearance.
Clearance by Vurnon Anita.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Cork by Yoan Gouffran.
Foul by Cheick Tiote on Steven Davis, free kick awarded.
Handball decision goes against Luke Shaw.
James Ward-Prowse takes a shot. Tim Krul catches the ball.
Jos Hooiveld makes a clearance.
Jay Rodriguez makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Shola Ameobi.
Pablo Osvaldo takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Mike Williamson.
James Ward-Prowse takes the free kick.
Moussa Sissoko concedes a free kick for a foul on James Ward-Prowse.
Shola Ameobi is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Yoan Gouffran on Calum Chambers.
Jos Hooiveld manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Vurnon Anita.
The ball is sent over by Moussa Sissoko.
Clearance made by Mike Williamson.
The game gets underway.
Pardew praise for Tiote talent
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has cited Cheick Tiote's ability to mix it with the best as a major factor in the club's surge up the Barclays Premier League table.
The 27-year-old Ivory Coast international turned in a fine individual display in Saturday's 1-0 victory at Manchester United - the Magpies' first at Old Trafford in more than 41 years - just as he had done as Pardew's men defeated the Red Devils 3-0 at St James' Park in January last year.
Tiote has returned to somewhere near his best form in recent weeks after struggling along with many of his team-mates last season, and has been hugely influential in a run of five victories in six league games which has left his club just three points off a Champions League place.
The midfield enforcer's resurgence coincided with Pardew's decision to hand him the captain's armband in the absence of the injured Fabricio Coloccini, but it has shown no signs of waning since the Argentinian's return.
Pardew said: "I can reflect on the two Manchester United games - the 3-0 was the best performance he ever gave this football club, closely followed by that performance [on Saturday], so he can do it against the top clubs.
"When we drew 4-4 with Arsenal, that day he was unbelievable, so he has had some big, big games for us, don't forget about that.
"He is playing very well, though. I was very reluctant to take the captaincy from him after he did so well with it. But he has proved to me irrespective of whether he wears the armband or not, he is brilliant."
If Tiote has been the midfield rock upon which Newcastle's improvement has been based, the man in front of him has been no less influential.
France international Yohan Cabaye scored the winner at Old Trafford to further underline his talent, although the yellow card he collected means he will be missing as Newcastle attempt to extend their run of three home victories against Southampton on Saturday.
Cabaye's absence could mean a pivotal role for Dutchman Vurnon Anita, who was drafted into the side for the United game and did not let his manager down.
The 24-year-old former Ajax midfielder has had to remain patient since his B#6.7million switch to St James' in August 2012, but Pardew has kept a close eye on his development and is confident he can do a job for him.
He said: "It's been good for him because he has made himself stronger in the gym and he's had a little bit more time to reflect on some performances last year, where I think he struggled a little bit.
"This year, you have to pay tribute to him because he has been a lot, lot better and he is pushing for a place.
"I would expect him to get 20, 25 appearances this year and for a second year at a big club, that's a good start."
Asked if Anita would be asked to fill Cabaye's sizeable boots this weekend, the manager said: "I don't think there's any questionable doubt that he will start."
Meanwhile, Jay Rodriguez hopes to be part of Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad despite what the Southampton forward knows was a disappointing England debut.
The 24-year-old was last month given a surprise call-up along with club-mate Adam Lallana for the international friendly double-header at Wembley.
The uncapped pair both started in England's 2-0 defeat at the hands of Chile, with Lallana impressing enough to also begin the disappointing 1-0 home loss to Germany days later.
That was a match Rodriguez was forced to watch from the sidelines, with Hodgson not giving him any more minutes after a debut that led to criticism from some quarters.
However, such talk has had little impact on the former Burnley man, who appears to have cocooned himself away and focused on life with Southampton.
"I don't really listen to whether anyone says anything," Rodriguez said. "Obviously I wasn't happy with my performance in the game, but the experience was unbelievable for me.
"I took a lot of positives from that, but I would have obviously liked it to have gone better and to get the win. It was a hard game and I thought Chile played really well."
Lallana's displays have seen him widely tipped to be included in Hodgson's World Cup squad, but the same cannot be said for Rodriguez.
Some bookmakers price him at 10/1 to be on the plane to Brazil - the same odds as West Brom's uncapped Saido Berahino - but that will not stop the Southampton man trying.
"I think you've always got to set your targets as high as you can and I think that is the highest target you can try to achieve," Rodriguez said of a potential World Cup spot.
"It would be a great feeling to go to a World Cup, but I have a lot of hard work to do. I need to keep trying to improve as a player for Southampton."
Southampton could be without seven first-team players through injury.
Morgan Schneiderlin may not travel due to a pelvic complaint and, even if he does, is not fit enough for a full 90 minutes at St James' Park. Victor Wanyama, Nathaniel Clyne, Guly do Prado and Danny Fox are definitely sidelined, while Paulo Gazzaniga will again start in goal as Artur Boruc and back-up Kelvin Davis remain out.
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