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Newcastle fans hail Callum Wilson after strikes nets in Fulham draw

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Newcastle fans hail Callum Wilson after strikes nets in Fulham draw

Newcastle United fans have again lavished praise on Callum Wilson, after the striker scored against Fulham last night.

The England striker notched his eighth goal of the season against the Cottagers, as the Magpies drew 1-1 with the newly promoted side.

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It was another poor collective performance from the hosts, who now have three extremely tough league fixtures coming up in Manchester City away and Liverpool and Leicester City at home.

Fulham went ahead in the match when Matt Ritchie turned into his own net on 42 minutes.

In the second-half, Wilson equalised from the penalty spot after there was some controversy about the way he won the spot-kick.

Contact started from outside the box, with the 28-year-old then delaying going down until he was in the area, prompting Graham Scott to send Joachim Anderson off.

Match of the Day pundits Jermaine Jenas and Alan Shearer were in agreement that it should not have been a penalty.

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Wilson may not have covered himself in any glory winning the penalty, but he made no mistake from 12 yards for his eighth goal of the season.

Wilson didn’t have the best service at St. James’ Park, but did win eight out of his 12 duels, and also completed two out of three dribbles (Sofascore).

Ultimately he’s in the team to score goals though, and some fans were left wondering where their team would be without him:

 
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