Newcastle United have gone ahead in their crunch tie against Norwich City despite being a man down.
The Magpies are the only team in the entire English football league to not have won a game yet this season, and they will be hoping they can overturn that tonight in what has been billed as a must win for them.
Ciaran Clark was sent off for a professional foul inside nine minutes, but after holding on to a clean sheet Newcastle then won a penalty early in the second half after Chelsea loanee Billy Gilmour was deemed to have deliberately handled the ball.
After a lengthy VAR check, Callum Wilson converted from the spot despite former-Newcastle keeper Tim Krul getting a hand on the shot.
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Newcastle will put themselves level on points with Norwich if they can hold onto their one nil lead, also moving up to 19th in the table thanks to a superior goal difference.
It will mean they are still four points away from safety, but no doubt the confidence gained from a win will give them crucial momentum going into the hectic Christmas period.