Newcastle United vs Metalist Kharkiv full match video and highlights

Newcastle United v Metalist Kharkiv full match video.

Newcastle United vs Metalist Kharkiv full match video (opens in new window). Commentary by Borat.

Match highlights.

Highlights of yesterday evening’s Europa League match between Newcatle United and Metalist Kharkiv at St James’ Park.

Better ESPN highlights (opens in new window).

Score / Goalscorers.

Newcastle United 0, Metalist Kharkiv 0.

Teams and match facts.

Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Tim Krul (G), Mapou Yanga Mbiwa, Steven Taylor, Fabricio Coloccini (C), Davide Santon, Cheick Tiote (Shola Ameobi 78), Yohan Cabaye, Gabriel Obertan (Sylvain Marveaux 62), Moussa Sissoko, Jonas Gutierrez, Papiss Cisse.

Subs: Rob Elliot (G), Danny Simpson, Massadio Haidara, James Perch, Vurnon Anita, Sylvain Marveaux, Shola Ameobi.

Metalist (4-2-3-1): Olexandr Goryainov (G), Cristian Villagra, Papa Gueye, Marco Torsiglieri, Fininho, Edmar, Juan Manuel Torres, Marlos (Willian 72), Cleiton Xavier, Jose Ernesto Sosa (C), Jonathan Cristaldo (Jaja 81).

Subs: Vladimir Disljenkovic (G), Andriy Berezovchuk, Oleg Shelayev, Sebastian Blanco, Jaja, Oleg Krasnopyorov, Willian.

Yellow cards: Cheick Tiote (27), Yohan Cabaye (32), Jonas Gutierrez (82), Willian (87), Juan Manuel Torres (90).

Red cards: None.

Referee: Harald Hagen (Norway).

Attendance: 30,157.

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17 Responses to “Newcastle United vs Metalist Kharkiv full match video and highlights”

  1. 1
    avatar jack72 says:

    are you for real chuck? both cisse goals were offside?
    just goes to prove,it does’nt matter how many times you explain the offside rule to a bitch the penny just doesnt drop…SMB

  2. 2
    avatar tunyc says:

    I can’t be the only one thinking this was a case of possible fixing, right?

    I’ve watched the videos several times now and the decisions get worse each time. Especially the first one, which really isn’t even close.

  3. 3
    avatar workyticket says:

    tunyc says:
    February 15, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    “I can’t be the only one thinking this was a case of possible fixing, right?”

    tunyc, I didn’t want to say anything until I’d deeply probed it, but I have heard that FC Metalist have been under investigation by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne. It’s for alleged match fixing in a domestic game against FC Karpaty Lviv.

  4. 4
    avatar workyticket says:

    I don’t know why I wrote “alleged” above. Metalist have already been found guilty and sanctioned by Ukraimian authorities for it.

  5. 5
    avatar Chuck says:

    And what has any of the above to do with a linesmans decission.
    You folks sound not only paranoid, but crazy.
    Some of you gotta get out a bit more!

  6. 6
    avatar GeordieTwo says:

    To me having recorded the game and watched it several times the first goal is clearly onside by at least a yard. The length of time taken by the linesman to raise his flag indicates he was clearly unsure of himself and made a guess. Very poor linesman, should be removed from Europa competition. The second goal could be called either way. Maybe Cisse had a leg out in front, maybe not. We should have won and I hope the fix wasn’t in. Can’t fault the team or Pardew for this one.

  7. 7
    avatar workyticket says:

    Just so GeordieTwo, that’s a very good way of summing them up. He definitely had a bit of leg in front for the second one though. Their bodies were very level but they were in different parts of their stride.

  8. 8
    avatar TOONARMYELITE says:

    @ tunyc
    thought the same meself last night defo something not right

  9. 9
    avatar jack72 says:

    bang on lads…ukrainian mafia got to that cnut ov a linesman..if thats true about them already been done Worky,how the fk have they been allowed to play in europe?..money talks?

  10. 10
    avatar TOONARMYELITE says:

    <<<<<<<<<<, feels like we been cheated out of seeing the TOON in the last 16 by a bent linesman :(

  11. 11
    avatar TOONARMYELITE says:

    <<<<<<<<<<<< just cant see us sending a strong team to there place for the reply,means they wont get back to england til friday morning,with the southampton game sunday

  12. 12
    avatar workyticket says:

    Now let’s not jump the gun here. Linesmen make very poor calls quite often and it doesn’t necessarily mean they are bent. FC Metalist are also under different ownership since the affair I mentioned above too.

  13. 13
    avatar jack72 says:

    Worky @12
    think i read something about these syndicates/mafia/gangsters grabbing n bribing young officals in this latest match fixing scandal.am not saying the officals from last night have defo been nobbled but it is a touch suspicous that both times Cisse puts the ball in the net that lino sticks his flag up.

  14. 14
    avatar workyticket says:

    Jack, you can also look at it from the other side too. Cisse has had a reputation for jumping the gun recently including in that game. When that happens, sometimes linesmen (shite ones) just get lazy and lift their flags every time that certain player makes a run for it.

    On the subject of the “Ukrainian mafia,” there are still two Ukraines really, a Russian Ukraine and a proper Ukraine which are almost a 50/50 split and there’s a constant power struggle between the two factions. Kharkiv is just over the Russian border, hence it’s very Russian. So I would say that a Kharkiv mafia would be more of a Russian mafia than a Ukrainian mafia.

  15. 15
    avatar jack72 says:

    aye Worky,if they were prem officals fair do’s,they kna Cisse is the Inzaghi ov the prem,but officals from Norway…howay man.so sorry mate am not having that as an excuse n cant agree wiv you on that one.
    on the russian/ukrainian subject tho its potato/potaato :-)

  16. 16
    avatar DarthBroon says:

    Definitely some lousy decisions (on the part of one linesman in particular) but, on a positive note, they’ve missed their chance to score away goals.

    We can still do well over there.

    If Pardieu fields a decent team (and cancels the half-time talk), I think we’ll go through.

  17. 17
    avatar TOONARMYELITE says:

    <<<<<<<<<< thinks the smart money will be on them now,ganna be a tough ask for the kids to win there in my opion,and this dude will be amazed if we send the 1st team

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