The 27-year-old Frenchman blasted home a superb 67th-minute strike to seal a 2-0 Capital One Cup third round victory over Leeds at St James' Park on Wednesday night.
Yoan Gouffran: "That's why I'm here - I came to play.
"Last season I started every match. This season, it's been a bit more difficult, but I'm not giving up.
"I will go out and give 100 per cent so I can play the next game.
Source: Newcastle United Mad