Newcastle 1-0 Anzhi (agg: 1-0)

Newcastle keep trophy dreams alive

March 14, 2013
By Kristan Heneage, St James' Park
Winning games in the first 90 minutes is beginning to look like something that doesn't appeal to Newcastle United. First Chelsea, then Stoke City and now Anzhi Makhachkala have all fallen to the Magpies' last-minute strikes, each seemingly more important than the last. "I don't really want to wish a last-minute defeat on anybody else," Alan Pardew compassionately admitted after the game.

So finite was the margin of their winning goal against the Russian side, that referee Deniz Aytekin ...

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