Newcastle player ratings: Attack
LW: Anthony Gordon (7.5/10) – The 22-year-old showed maturity in this game which Newcastle fans would have enjoyed. He was a livewire for the Magpies and a key part of Eddie Howe's pressing system against Villa. He was a pivotal part of Newcastle's attack in this game.
- SUB: Emile Krafth (NA/10) - Eddie Howe subbed Anthony Gordon for Emile Krafth in the 99th-minute. So, he didn't play long to create an impact in this game.
ST: Alexander Isak (6.5/10) – Started the game wonderfully and could have got a goal too. But, the most disappointing thing is that he had to come off due to an injury before the first half. Now, it is a concern for Eddie Howe because Callum Wilson is also injured and he didn't buy a striker in January.
- SUB: Miguel Almiron (7/10) - Eddie Howe had to bring him on after Isak came off due to his injury in the 43rd minute. After that, Almiron played a brilliant game as he was pressing high up the pitch. Traveling fans loved his performance as he was giving everything for the badge.
RW: Jacob Murphy (7/10) – It was a disappointing performance from Jacob Murphy against Fulham in the FA Cup. However, he did play a decent game against Villa as he was pressing well. But, out of the three forwards, he was the weak link for sure.
What's your Newcastle player ratings vs Aston Villa in their victory in the Premier League?