Monaco 0-1 Newcastle

Ba nets winner for Toon

July 16, 2012
By ESPN staff
Demba Ba scored the only goal of the game as Newcastle survived a tough pre-season test to beat Ligue 2 side Monaco 1-0 in Bavaria.

The Senegal international, who was the Magpies' top scorer last season, rose high to beat Monaco keeper Daniel Subasic in the 33rd minute.

Alan Pardew, whose side lost their pre-season opener against Chemnitzer last week, saw Shola Ameobi, Mehdi Abeid and Gabriel Obertan squander chances to add to the scoreline.

Ameobi had the chance ...

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