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Newcastle 1-1 Brighton: Seagulls hold top-six seeking Magpies

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Brighton and Newcastle United split the spoils from an entertaining 1-1 draw at St. James’ Park on Saturday.Joel Veltman scored early for Brighton but Sean Longstaff answered deep in first-half stoppage time before a scoreless second half led to a point a-piece.WATCH NEWCASTLE vs BRIGHTON FULL MATCH REPLAYNewcastle move onto 57 points, three more than seventh-place Chelsea and eighth-place Manchester United. The Magpies finish with Man United and Brentford away, while their top-six rivals have three matches left on the docket.The Seagulls ended a long winless run last time out versus Aston Villa, and put a crimp in another European contender’s plans with this draw. Brighton’s 48 points are good for 10th on the table.What’s next?Newcastle go to Manchester United on Wednesday, then Brentford on Championship Sunday.Brighton host Chelsea on Wednesday, then host Manchester United on Championship Sunday.How to watch Newcastle vs Brighton live, stream link and start timeKick off: 10am ET SaturdayTV Channel: Peacock PremiumOnline: Premier League on PeacockNewcastle vs Brighton live updates — By Nick MendolaNewcastle vs Brighton final score: 1-1Goalscorers: Veltman (18′), Longstaff (45+5′)Newcastle offside goalAlmiron gets behind the back line but left a split second too early, so his pass to Anthony Gordon for a goal is not going to stand.ChangesBoth teams make changes as we near the final 20 minutes plus stoppage.Brighton put in Benicio Baker-Boaitey and Jakub Moder for Buonanotte and the scorer Veltman.Newcastle introduce Joelinton, Miguel Almiron, and Harvey Barnes for Murphy, Isak, and their scorer Longstaff.Newcastle chance after Brighton spellIt had been all Brighton in the first 13 minutes, but the Magpies get some real danger.Alexander Isak hits a pretty pass toward the back pass but Tariq Lamptey does so well to get low and knife it out for what becomes a Newcastle corner.Brighton respond with a chance caught by Martin Dubravka.Halftime — Newcastle 1-1 BrightonIt’s been entertaining, with 10 shots a-piece and a fotmob-counted seven big chances.Newcastle has been superior given the even stats, and lead in xG 1.52-1.07.Fair to say Eddie Howe and Roberto De Zerbi will have seen it playing out a bit like this.Sean Longstaff goal! Newcastle 1-1 Brighton (45+5′ minute)Elliot Anderson’s pass through traffic is turned into the goal by the right foot of Sean Longstaff.Joel Veltman goal! Newcastle 0-1 Brighton (18th minute)It’s a corner for Brighton and Danny Welbeck heads it off his arm and toward the back post.Joel Veltman reacts well and pushes it over the line before Jacob Murphy can get to it.Hosts start well, Seagulls settle inIt was heavy Newcastle pressure and control to start, but Brighton have found their way into more of a 50:50 tussle.Newcastle United lineupDubravka, Livramento, Burn, Krafth, Hall, Guimaraes, Longstaff, Anderson, Gordon, Isak, MurphyBrighton lineupVerbruggen, Igor Julio, Webster, Dunk, Veltman, Gross, GIlmour, Enciso, Buonanotte, Adingra, WelbeckNewcastle United focus, team newsOUT: Sandro Tonali (suspension), Sven Botman (knee), Jamaal Lascelles (knee), Lewis Miley (back), Matt Targett (achilles), Joe Willock (achilles) | QUESTIONABLE: Kieran Trippier (calf), Fabian Schar (thigh)Brighton and Hove Albion focus, team newsOUT: Kaoru Mitoma (lower back), Jean Paul van Hecke (thigh), Evan Ferguson (ankle), Solly March (knee), Jack Hinshelwood (ankle), James Milner (thigh), Pervis Estupinan (ankle) | QUESTIONABLE: Tariq Lamptey (muscular), Joao Pedro (ankle)

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