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Christian Atsu stars in Newcastle win over Brighton

Newcastle United beats Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 to move top of the English Championship

Ghana Black Stars winger, Christian Atsu was voted the man-of-the-match in Newcastle United’s 2-1 away win over Brighton that send the Magpies to the top of the English Championship.

Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu provided the assist for Ayoze Perez to score late in the game to give Newcastle United the win. Newcastle United were pegged back in the 14th minute when Glenn Murray scored a penalty to give the hosts the lead. Newcastle United pressed for an equaliser but had to wait till the 81st minute as an inswinging cross from Daryl Murphy was headed in by Mohammed Diame. The Magpies pushed for the winner and duly had it as a pass from Christian Atsu was turned in by substitute Ayoze Perez to give Newcastle a 2-1 win to send them top of the league.

Christian Atsu performance was splendid and  was duly accorded the man-of-the-match.

Speaking to Newcastle Television; Atsu was delighted with his overall output and Newcastle’s return to the top of the table saying he hopes they return back to the Premiership.

Christian Atsu also expressed gratitude to the Newcastle fans for their unbelievable support during the game that saw them win. He thanked them and said their support has brought them this far. congratulates Atsu and wishes him well.


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