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ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

2017/2018 Season

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6 Watford 4 3 2 15
7 Newcastle 4 2 3 14
8 Burnley 3 4 2 13
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Mikel Merino sees Newcastle United past Crystal Palace

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Mikel Merino's late header gave Rafa Benitez's side a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in an underwhelming affair.
Mikel Merino's late header gave Rafa Benitez's side a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in an underwhelming affair.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez gives credit to his players after their strong start to the season continued.
Roy Hodgson insists Crystal Palace deserved more than a defeat from their visit to Newcastle.
Craig Burley analyses the key fixtures from Saturday's Premier League action, including Man United's shock defeat.

Mikel Merino came off the bench to head Newcastle to a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace with his first goal in English football.

The Spaniard's bullet header from Matt Ritchie's 85th-minute corner handed the Magpies a win they barely deserved on an afternoon where they were poor for long periods before producing a late flurry.

Palace, who enjoyed the better of much of the game, ultimately paid for not making the most of their chances, the best of which fit-again winger Wilfried Zaha headed wide before...