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Last updated : 26 March 2004 By FootyMad

Newcastle's 'Magnificent Seven' blasted their way into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup with style as they blew Real Mallorca to shreds.

The Primera Liga outfit, still reeling from their 4-1 mauling at St James' Park found it little better at their own Son Moix stadium when they found themselves on the wrong end of a three-goal second-half blitz from Sir Bobby Robson's men.

And United are now ready to go Dutch and will face up to one of Sir Bobby's former clubs, PSV Eindhoven, in the last eight after they too won 3-0 on the night to beat French outfit Auxerre 4-1 on aggregate.

Skipper Alan Shearer once again led by example as he scored two goals for the second successive match while Craig Bellamy continued his purple patch in front of goal when he struck just 60 seconds after replacing Welsh team-mate Gary Speed.

Miki, the Mallorca keeper and skipper pulled off a superb second minute save to deny a full-blooded 35 yard free-kick from Laurent Robert as United started off brightly.

First to the ball and positive in their play, United took the game to the Spaniards and caused plenty of problems.

Jermaine Jenas was all over the park in midfield and a clever run produced a low cross-shot that Miki managed to turn behind.

United then lost their way and the Primera Liga strugglers - who made nine changes to the side thrashed 5-1 at Valencia on Sunday - took control with Arnold Bruggink prominent.

Indeed the former PSV player thought he had opened the scoring after 13 minutes with a delightful curling shot that looked destined for the top corner until Shay Given tipped his shot away.

Far too often United were opened up down the flanks and when Nene easily turned Titus Bramble on 25 minutes Given once again had to be alert to get a hand on to his 25-yard drive.

The tie was effectively killed off in the opening minute of the second half when Miki drilled a back pass straight at Shearer and the striker gleefully despatched his 23rd goal of the season from 30 yards.

Mallorca had their chances but time after time were denied by the magnificent Given, while Jonathan Woodgate was a tower of strength in the heart of the back four.

Bellamy put his off-field troubles behind him when he raced clear of the Mallorca defence onto a Hugo Viana clearance and cleverly lifted the ball over Miki.

Fourteen times Newcastle were caught offside but not in the dying seconds when Olivier Bernard sprung the trap on the left before unselfishly playing in Shearer to put away his 16th goal in European competition.