Newcastle United won against Huddersfield Town, thanks to goals from West Bromwich Albion-owned Salomon Rondon and Ayoze Perez.
After a goalless first half, Salomon Rondon - signed on loan from Championship club West Bromwich Albion in the summer of 2018 - put the Magpies in the lead in the 46th minute.
Then six just minutes later, Ayoze Perez made it 2-0 to Rafael Benitez’s side, who had a numerical superiority since the 20th minute of the game when Huddersfield had Tommy Smith sent off a high tackle on Miguel Almiron.
Former Newcastle defender Howey was following the match, and he was impressed with the performances of 25-year-old Paraguay international attacking midfielder Miguel Almiron and 21-year-old midfielder Sean Longstaff for Newcastle against Town.
According to WhoScored, Almiron took four shots of which three were on target, played six key passes, had a pass accuracy of 82.1%, and took 46 touches.
According to Whoscored, Longstaff took two shots, played two key passes, 88%, won one header, and took 89 touches.
Good performance today, impressive from the first showing from Almiron and another assured performance from Longstaff, be a harder game without a doubt on Tuesday— Steve Howey (@stevehowey624) February 23, 2019
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