Two years ago Sean Longstaff looked to be on his way out at Newcastle and seemed destined for a lower-division future, while Dan Burn could not be certain of a first-team place at Brighton.
Few crystal-ball gazers would have predicted that particularly unlikely pair not merely joining Miguel Almirón and Fabian Schär in scoring against Paris Saint-Germain here but utterly eclipsing Kylian Mbappé and friends as Newcastle’s first home Champions League game for 20 years concluded amid unbridled geordie joy.
Written by Louise Taylor at St James’ Park
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2023/oct/04/newcastle-psg-champions-league-match-report under the title “Newcastle’s Burn and Longstaff lead 4-1 rout of PSG on epic St James’ Park night”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.