NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Fabian Schar’s long-range shot and Callum Wilson’s late purpose ensured Nottingham Forest’s long-awaited return to the English Premier League led to a 2-0 loss at Newcastle on Saturday.
Schar thumped a 58th-minute strike previous goalkeeper Dean Henderson and Wilson beat him with a cultured flick to cap a dominant show from the hosts at St. James’ Park.
Newcastle needed to wait till December and their fifteenth recreation for a primary league win final season, however coach Eddie Howe collected three factors within the opener this time to extend the extent of optimism amongst an expectant crowd of 52,245.
Forest, enjoying within the high flight after an absence of 23 years, was pegged again for many of the recreation as Newcastle created a slew of probabilities within the first half. But it took till the 58th to interrupt the impasse, when Schar drove ahead towards the best fringe of the penalty space and blasted the ball into the highest of the web.
The second got here within the 78th when Allan Saint-Maximin slid the ball into Joelinton’s run and when he crossed low, Wilson flicked expertly throughout the helpless Henderson to seek out the again of the web.
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