Cisse strikes late to give Magpies survival boost
4:57pm Sunday 7th April 2013 in Newcastle United News
By Paul Fraser, Chief Football Writer
Newcastle United 1 Fulham 0
PAPISS CISSE'S later heroics did it again at St James' Park to give Newcastle United's Premier League survival chances a real boost.
On a tense afternoon on Tyneside when the Magpies struggled to find the vital breakthrough, Cisse's magic touch in the box did it for the third successive home game.
When Yohan Cabaye's shot headed in his direction, the Senegal striker took a touch away from his marker before volleying lowe beyond Mark Schwarzer in the third added minute of stoppage time.
It was enough to seal the points for the Magpies and give them a cushion over the bottom three ahead of next Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby with Paolo Di Canio's Sunderland.
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