Bruno Guimarães scored a last-minute winner as Newcastle United got here from a aim right down to safe a 2-1 win over Leicester Metropolis on Sunday.
Leicester took a Twentieth-minute lead by Ademola Lookman, who tucked residence an Ayoze Perez ball from the sting of the field.
The aim robbed the Magpies of their optimistic begin to the sport, with the momentum shifting to the guests.
Newcastle nonetheless steadied their ship as soon as once more, and so they unsurprisingly leveled 10 minutes from time when Guimaraes took benefit of a defensive mishap to knock the ball between Kasper Schmeichel’s legs into the web to stir the house crowd.
Buoyed by how they completed the primary half, Newcastle got here again for the second interval a lot stronger and managed to trigger issues for the guests.
Regardless of the brilliant play, it appeared just like the factors could possibly be shared at a packed St. James Park till Guimaraes headed residence the winner deep in added time.
The win, their second in a row inched them nearer to security whereas denting Leciester’s slim hopes of enjoying European soccer subsequent season.
In one other match, West Ham’s European desires took a significant dent after they have been held to a 1-1 draw at residence by relegation-threatened Burnley.
Wout Weghorst gave the Clarets the lead simply after the half-hour mark, heading residence a rebound.
Burnley might have taken a two-goal lead going into the break, however Maxwel Cornet missed a penalty, together with his ball flying miles huge of the appropriate publish.
They have been meant to pay for the miss as Tomas Soucek leveled for the Hammers with quarter-hour to go to make sure the factors have been shared.
The draw leaves West Ham in seventh spot, with Burnley nonetheless languishing deep within the relegation zone.