Newcastle puts four past Joe Aribo’s Saints


Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo was in action for Southampton as the saints were humbled 4-1 by Newcastle at the St. Mary Stadium.

It was an encounter to forget as Southampton offered very little in attack and their timid defense encourage Newcastle attackers to run at them.

Victory over the Saints means Newcastle continue their impressive run of form, stretching their unbeaten run to nine games.

Miguel Almiron has been in red hot form this season and got the first goal for Newcastle in the 31st minute, the goal means the 28 year-old Paraguan has scored in six of his last seven games.

Chris wood and Joe Willock scored in the space of four minutes to put the game beyond doubt in the second half before Romain Perraud pulled one back for the hosts in the 89th minute.

Newcastle wasn’t done scoring and Bruno Guimaraes found the back of the net in stoppage time to maintain the 3-goal cushion and wrap up the victory for the Magpies.

Joe Aribo was in action for Twenty-six minutes and completed 75% of his passes, completed 1 dribble and won 2 fouls for good measure.

A consequence of Sunday’s defeat is that the Southampton club hierarchy will open discussions for Ralph Hasenhüttl imminent sack, according to the Athletic.

Per Athletic, in a quest for an upturn in form and fortune, the Austrian will leaves the club.


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