Jamaal Lascelles scored an injury-time equaliser to rescue a degree for Newcastle in a 1-1 draw with Aston Villa on Friday evening.
The Magpies captain rose highest to go previous Emiliano Martinez with the final assault of the match after a Ciaran Clark personal purpose had given Villa an 86th-minute lead.
Newcastle and Aston Villa had been each toothless in assault for almost all of the competition at St James’ Park.
An extended-range shot from Ryan Fraser and Trezeguet stinging Martin Dubravka’s palms had been one of the best efforts of a uninteresting first-half.
The second-half didn’t provide a lot else both with Martinez doing properly to take care of a robust again header from his personal participant, Matt Targett.
Joelinton was additionally performed by on purpose, however selected to chop the ball again as a substitute of capturing within the 72nd minute.
Substitute Jacob Murphy nearly made an prompt influence for Newcastle when he hit the crossbar from close-range with eight minutes remaining.
And Newcastle’s luck actually seemed out when Targett’s cross was directed in the direction of purpose by Ollie Watkins, whose header took an enormous deflection of former Villa defender Clark to beat Dubravka.
And when Newcastle appeared to be heading for a expensive defeat, Lascelles emphatically headed in Murphy’s cross within the fourth minute of stoppage time.
Regardless of the late leveller, it’s simply two wins from 17 Premier League matches for Newcastle.
The Magpies, who’re two factors above the relegation zone, will finish the weekend within the backside three if Brighton and Fulham beat Southampton and Man City, respectively.
In the meantime, Aston Villa missed the prospect to leapfrog Liverpool into eighth place.