The Chilean is of the belief that City were not treated well during the St James' Park clash but felt that the match official got it right when ruling out Cheick Tiote's brilliant goal from distance in the first half because of interference from Yoan Gouffran who was offside.
"We did not have any help from the referee today. He didn't give a goal because it was absolutely offside, that is the only clear thing about which Newcastle can complain - but it was offside," Pellegrini told Sky Sports.
"Of course it was absolutely offside."
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