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  • Date:21 Oct 2012
  • Kick-off:13:30
  • Venue:Stadium of Light
  • Attendance:47,456
  • Demba Ba - og (85)
    Demba Ba - og (85)
  • Cabaye (2)
Goal!

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94mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Fletcher on Mike Williamson. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

92mins

The ball is sent over by Danny Rose, clearance by Danny Simpson.

92mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line to the near post.

91mins

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Blocked by Jonas Gutierrez.

90mins

Corner taken by Yohan Cabaye from the right by-line.

90mins

Jack Colback challenges Jonas Gutierrez unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Yohan Cabaye, Louis Saha makes a clearance.

89mins

James McClean has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

89mins

The ball is swung over by David Vaughan, Davide Santon makes a clearance.

86mins

Yohan Cabaye concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Rose. Yohan Cabaye booked. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from left wing, clearance made by Demba Ba.

84mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mike Williamson on Louis Saha. Mike Williamson is shown a yellow card. Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross, John O'Shea takes a shot. Own goal by Demba Ba. Sunderland 1-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from John O'Shea.

83mins

Craig Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Davide Santon. Gabriel Obertan comes on in place of Hatem Ben Arfa. Free kick taken by Yohan Cabaye.

83mins

David Vaughan replaces Adam Johnson.

82mins

Corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line to the near post, Louis Saha produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

81mins

Demba Ba takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

79mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mike Williamson by Steven Fletcher. Fabricio Coloccini leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Taylor. Tim Krul takes the direct free kick.

78mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Sebastian Larsson, Carlos Cuellar takes a shot. Blocked by Fabricio Coloccini.

77mins

Hatem Ben Arfa fouled by James McClean, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Yohan Cabaye from right wing, clearance by John O'Shea.

75mins

Corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, Louis Saha produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

75mins

Craig Gardner takes a shot. James Perch gets a block in.

71mins

James McClean crosses the ball, save by Tim Krul.

71mins

Handball by Demba Ba. Danny Rose restarts play with the free kick.

68mins

Foul by Hatem Ben Arfa on Danny Rose, free kick awarded. Fabricio Coloccini shown a yellow card. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Sebastian Larsson.

68mins

The ball is delivered by Danny Rose, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

67mins

Hatem Ben Arfa concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Rose. Danny Rose restarts play with the free kick.

66mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Carlos Cuellar on Demba Ba. Free kick taken by Yohan Cabaye.

64mins

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Louis Saha coming on for Stephane Sessegnon. Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson played to the near post, clearance by Danny Simpson.

64mins

James McClean takes a shot. Blocked by Fabricio Coloccini.

59mins

James Perch concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephane Sessegnon. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

57mins

Hatem Ben Arfa fouled by James McClean, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Yohan Cabaye, free kick awarded for a foul by Fabricio Coloccini on John O'Shea. Simon Mignolet restarts play with the free kick.

55mins

James Perch concedes a free kick for a foul on Sebastian Larsson. Carlos Cuellar takes the free kick.

55mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephane Sessegnon on Jonas Gutierrez. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

54mins

Foul by Yohan Cabaye on Danny Rose, free kick awarded. Danny Rose takes the direct free kick.

53mins

Unfair challenge on Carlos Cuellar by Demba Ba results in a free kick. Carlos Cuellar takes the direct free kick.

53mins

Stephane Sessegnon is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

49mins

James McClean crosses the ball.

49mins

The ball is swung over by Danny Rose, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.

48mins

Demba Ba takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a comfortable save.

47mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Adam Johnson, comfortable save by Tim Krul.

47mins

James McClean takes a shot. Blocked by Jonas Gutierrez.

47mins

The ball is sent over by Sebastian Larsson, Steven Fletcher has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

47mins

Yohan Cabaye challenges Sebastian Larsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

46mins

The official flags Steven Fletcher offside. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

43mins

Craig Gardner has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

41mins

Shot by Demba Ba from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

41mins

Fabricio Coloccini takes a shot. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar.

40mins

Yohan Cabaye takes a short corner.

40mins

Craig Gardner delivers the ball, Tim Krul makes a comfortable save.

40mins

Danny Rose delivers the ball, clearance made by Mike Williamson.

38mins

(Newcastle) makes a substitution, with James Perch coming on for Shola Ameobi.

38mins

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line, save by Tim Krul.

38mins

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Mike Williamson gets a block in.

37mins

Yohan Cabaye challenges Adam Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Johnson takes the direct free kick.

36mins

Corner taken by Adam Johnson played to the near post, clearance made by Danny Simpson.

36mins

A cross is delivered by Craig Gardner, clearance by Mike Williamson.

34mins

Craig Gardner fouled by Yohan Cabaye, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Craig Gardner from the free kick.

32mins

Adam Johnson produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

30mins

Davide Santon fouled by Craig Gardner, the ref awards a free kick. Yohan Cabaye produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

30mins

Demba Ba takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Gardner.

24mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Colback on Cheick Tiote. Cheick Tiote sent from the field by the ref for serious foul play. Shola Ameobi receives a caution. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Yohan Cabaye from left channel.

24mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Davide Santon by Steven Fletcher. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

23mins

Danny Simpson produces a cross, save by Simon Mignolet.

21mins

Corner taken by Yohan Cabaye from the left by-line to the near post.

20mins

Sebastian Larsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Shola Ameobi. Strike comes in from Yohan Cabaye from the free kick, save made by Simon Mignolet.

19mins

Cheick Tiote fouled by Steven Fletcher, the ref awards a free kick. Cheick Tiote takes the free kick.

17mins

The ball is sent over by Davide Santon, Demba Ba takes a shot. Blocked by John O'Shea.

16mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Hatem Ben Arfa on Danny Rose. Sebastian Larsson fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Tim Krul.

15mins

Unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson by Hatem Ben Arfa results in a free kick. Craig Gardner restarts play with the free kick.

14mins

Steven Fletcher delivers the ball, clearance made by Fabricio Coloccini.

12mins

James McClean challenges Mike Williamson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

9mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Steven Fletcher. Tim Krul takes the indirect free kick.

7mins

The ball is crossed by Sebastian Larsson, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

4mins

Unfair challenge on Jack Colback by Cheick Tiote results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Sebastian Larsson.

3mins

Yohan Cabaye finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Sunderland 0-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Demba Ba.

3mins

Demba Ba takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

1mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Yohan Cabaye, clearance by Steven Fletcher.

Match Preview

Victory is all-important for Colback Jack Colback will settle for a derby victory however it comes as Sunderland attempt to break Newcastle's stranglehold on the fixture. The Black Cats have beaten their arch-rivals in the league on Wearside only once since 1980, and have just one win either home and away against the Magpies in 15 attempts. However, Sunderland firmly believe they have not received their just rewards during that run of fixtures and apart from a 4-1 home defeat in April 2006 and a 5-1 horror show at St James' Park in October 2010, there has been little to choose between the sides in recent years. For that reason, Tyneside-born Colback will not worry how the three points arrive on Sunday as long as they do. The 22-year-old said: "Certainly from what I can remember growing up, it's always seemed to be that way, that Sunderland have played well and just not got the rub of the green. The games have always been tight. "But it is certainly something we will be looking to change. We would rather have a shocker of a game performance-wise and win the game than play well and lose, for sure. "It's the type of game in which, certainly at home, defeat just isn't an option." As a local, Colback knows exactly what is at stake, but is equally aware that control is required after Stephane Sessegnon and Lee Cattermole were sent off in the reverse fixture last season. He said: "That's the thing, you have got to treat it professionally, but I certainly know how much it means to the fans. It's the game that everyone looks for first when the fixtures come out. "It's a game I am really looking forward to. I got a good taste of it last year, starting the game at the Stadium of Light, and it was certainly a very tense affair. "It's one we are certainly looking to win this year. We owe it to the fans to get a win in this game." Sunderland winger James McClean will be in contention after shaking off a groin problem and full-back Phil Bardsley could also make the squad after returning to action for the Under-21s side following an ankle injury. Hatem Ben Arfa is hoping derby victory at the Stadium of Light can belatedly kick-start Newcastle's season. The Magpies have won only two of their seven Premier League games this season, and although they have lost just two, they are struggling to find the consistent form which catapulted them into fifth place at the end of the last campaign. However, a 1-0 derby victory on Wearside in August last year proved the catalyst for that surge up the table, and France international Ben Arfa is looking for a similar boost this weekend. He said: "We are confident because we know we have very good players in our squad. That's why we are confident. "In the Premier League, we have to win to get more confidence. In the last few games, we didn't take a lot of points. "We have to get our confidence back. We have to win consecutive games to have high confidence. "We have very good players. On the pitch, everyone wants to do very well in this game. "All the fans want to play this game, but they can't, and we going to give all our energy for this game." Ben Arfa has had only one taste of the derby experience during his time on Tyneside, coming on as a half-time substitute in the 1-1 draw at St James' Park in March to spark a fightback which helped his team come from behind to snatch a point. As a result, the visit to the Stadium of Light will be his first, although the 25-year-old has been left in little doubt as to what to expect. He said: "Everyone in the club, even in the kitchen, has told me, 'Now you have to score' and 'Now you have to win'. "It's the biggest game for Newcastle this season. For the last week, every time I go into town, people have talked just about this game. "I'm looking forward to playing this game. I'm very happy to play this game. I'm sure every player wants to win this game for the fans. "Last year, I played one half. I felt the atmosphere was very great, not like other games. "I have never played in Sunderland before, so I will see what happens there, but I think it's going to be very hard. The fans from Sunderland are going to make a lot of noise." Newcastle are likely to be boosted by the return of first-choice central defenders Fabricio Coloccini and Steven Taylor from injury, while keeper Tim Krul is also in contention after working his way back from an elbow problem.

Formation:442Manager: Martin O'Neill

Sunderland

Formation: 442Manager: Alan Pardew

Newcastle

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Craig Gardner
  • John O'Shea
  • Carlos Cuellar
  • Danny Rose
  • Adam Johnson
  • Sebastian Larsson
  • Jack Colback
  • James McClean
  • Stephane Sessegnon
  • Steven Fletcher
  • SUBS
  • Keiren Westwood
  • Phil Bardsley
  • Fraizer Campbell
  • Matthew Kilgallon
  • David Vaughan
  • David Meyler
  • Louis Saha

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DDDDWL
  • Sunderland
  • VS
  • Newcastle
  • LDDWDL

Last Meetings

  • Newcastle
  • 1 - 1
  • Sunderland
  • 04/03/2012
  • Sunderland
  • 0 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 20/08/2011
  • Sunderland
  • 1 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 16/01/2011
  • Newcastle
  • 5 - 1
  • Sunderland
  • 31/10/2010
  • Newcastle
  • 1 - 1
  • Sunderland
  • 01/02/2009
  • Sunderland
  • 2 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 25/10/2008

Top Scorers

Sunderland

  • S Fletcher 5

Newcastle

  • D Ba 6
  • H Ben Arfa 1

Goals

Sunderland

    • Total goals 12
    • Goals per game 5
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Newcastle

    • Total goals 15
    • Goals per game 8
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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