Newcastle 3-1 Brentford: Dwight Gayle nets a brace to take Magpies second
Dwight Gayle moved to the top of the Sky Bet Championship goal-scoring charts with a brace as Newcastle beat Brentford 3-1 at St James' Park to climb to second in the table.
Jonjo Shelvey was the architect behind all three of the home side's goals as they recorded a third straight league win.
Ciaran Clark headed in the opener for the hosts, while Scott Hogan's second-half effort for the Bees was little more than a consolation.
MATCH FACTS NEWCASTLE: darlow, Anita, Lascelles (Hanley, Clark, Dummett. Atsu (Yedlin), Shelvey, Colbacjk, Gouffran (Lazaar), Perez, Gayle
Subs: hayden, Diame, Sels,... read more
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