After a long pause of 20 years old, Newcastle United will rejoin the Champions League competition next The season after the goalless draw in the top four of the English Premier League home to struggling Leicester City on Monday.
It wasn’t entirely glorious home sign-off the fans They expected as Newcastle dominated start to finish without finding netBut they didn’t really care dream of Champions League football It paid off.
“I can’t put it into words to be honest. If I say so us “Two years ago this would have happened, we wouldn’t have believed you,” midfielder Sean Longstaff told Sky Sports.
“We beat Juventus here 1-0 (in Champions League), you see on Old DVDs. to be part of This, I’m bothering.”
Newcastle had 23 goal Lester’s attempts one They are denied by three woodwork times Visitors also dug in deeply for A point that keeps their hopes of survival alive just About still alive in the future of the final round of games on Sunday.
Eddie Howe from Newcastle in third place with 70 points And one game to playfour forward of Fifth-placed Liverpool who also Owns one match stay. Fourth-placed Manchester United has 69 points with two games left.
Lester moved up one place Above Leeds United on goal The difference in 18 must win in home to West Ham United on Sunday hopes for 17th-placed Everton fail to beat Bournemouth.
Oddly enough, having done nothing but defend them penalty area for Entire matchLester suddenly looked dangerous in the five minutes of Injury time, however for A great save by Nick Pope from Timothy Castagne would have been a shock win.
the final It whistle met with Huge roar of believers in St James’s Park who I can hardly believe speed In which club It has been transformed since its purchase by a consortium led by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia in October 2021.
Newcastle was without win And he stood in the nineteenth place in Premier League standings and title for Relegation after 14 years under its unpopular Sports Direct owner, Mike Ashley.
But together with The appointment of Howe and some Intelligent Transport businessNewcastle back with Europe big children.
Newcastle was more from 80% possession in the first half But it wasn’t until shortly before their period ended that they came close to taking lead.
Callum Wilson fired against the post Seconds later, the head was cleared off Calligraphy by Wilfred Ndidi.
Then Miguel Almiron shot against the post with Alexander Isaacs slashed the rebound wide before Wilson headed in another chance Wide as Newcastle hit Leicester defense.
foxes boss Send Dean Smith on England midfielder James Maddison for the second half After leaving him suddenly on the bench But the attack Reverse defense The style has not changed.
Isaac A great Save from goalkeeper Daniel Iverson and Newcastle in a way failed to score When defender Wutt Weiss headed A.J corner against belong to him post And chrism failed to get a touch.
Then Newcastle had some tense moments however party I started in Serious like final blew whistle.
“It means everything,” Newcastle said full-back Kieran Trippier, one of the first Sign after the takeover, he said.
“I took a risk when first He arrived but I always believed in all decision I made. the club It was a difficult moment but now we are reaping rewards. “