Big Sam: "We Were Better Than Magpies"

Last updated : 25 August 2005 By Footy Mad - Editor
"Then, we were up and at 'em, bombarding them without getting a goal, whereas this time we were more probing and a little more patient. Newcastle didn't quite get as many men behind the ball as Everton did, and we exposed that with a great ball in from Nicky Hunt for Diouf to score the first.
"That was excellent, and then it became even better when we scored the second early in the second half. To then keep a clean sheet was a big thing for me. Looking at the overall game, we have put in a tremendous performance, but not created as many chances as we did against Aston Villa and Everton. Yet we have still come away with the three points."