Newcastle latest signing Wesley Ngo Baheng who is going straight into a derby match with United reserves ended up with unhappy result.
In a match return for Stephen Carr who is just recover from his injury and playing through the 90 minutes, and a return to reserve team action for Andy Carroll following his loan spell at Preston, United second string having their own nightmare by losing 1-3 tonight against the macKems reserves at Kingston Park.
Carroll has two good opportunities go begging from Carr’s deep delivery and the 22nd minute, Jonny Godsmark supplies at the far post.
The visitors took the lead two minutes later through former Arsenal’s youngster Anthony Stokes after United Callum Morris had given away possession just inside the area. Stokes doubled the visitors advantage just after the hour, before substitute Jamie Chandler cracked a low strike past Forster with just seven minutes left on the clock.
The home team got one goal back through an own goal by Peter Hartley after the Black Cats goalkeeper Carson unable to handle Carr’s whipped set-piece.
Newcastle United Reserves:
Fraser Forster, Stephen Carr, Darren Lough, David Edgar, Callum Morris, Alex Francis, Wesley Ngo Baheng (James Marwood, 68m), Mark Doninger (Frank Wiafe Danquah, 90m), Andy Carroll, Kazenga LuaLua, Jonny Godsmark (Ryan Donaldson, 84m)
Subs not used: Alex Patterson, Patrick McLaughlin
Trevor Carson, Robbie Weir (Jamie Chandler, 46m), Ian Harte, Greg Halford, Russell Anderson, Peter Hartley (Gavin Donoghue, 75m), Jake Richardson (David Dowson, 46m), Liam Miller, Anthony Stokes, David Connolly, Ross Wallace
Subs not used: Jamie Chandler, Jordan Henderson
Referee: Craig Pawson