Report | August 6
2 - 0
|Fabian Schär 58|
|Callum Wilson 78|
Fabian Schär got the opener for Newcastle in the 58th minute. Newcastle's Callum Wilson added another in the 78th minute, and there was nothing between the teams for the remainder, resulting in a 2-0 win.
Kieran Trippier posed a threat out wide all game, registering 11 crosses. The Magpies won the passing game, clocking up 473 completed passes to the Tricky Trees' 295. For Forest, Brennan Johnson only registered 20 touches in a frustrating game for the midfielder.
Newcastle start as they mean to go on. Meanwhile, Forest will look to bounce back next match.
|Fabian Schär||Callum Wilson|
|1 goal scored||1 goal scored|
|Earned a clean sheet||Took 4 shots (1st in the game)|
Next up, Newcastle take on Brighton at the AMEX on Saturday, August 13th. While Forest take on West Ham at the City Ground on Sunday, August 14th. Can the Magpies find another win? Will the Tricky Trees improve and pick up points?
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