Newcastle continued their good start to the Premier League season with a 2-1 win over Fulham at St James Park.
A lifeless first 45 minutes was followed by a far more entertaining second half that Newcastle took by the horns. Leon Best gave the Magpies the lead three minutes after the interval, slamming home after Yohan Cabaye’s effort was tipped onto the crossbar by Mark Schwarzer. The 24-year-old doubled his tally and Newcastle’s advantage on 66 minutes, finishing off a Demba Ba cross. before Clint Dempsey grabbed a late consolation for Fulham