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Howe finds Newcastle positives in Arsenal defeat

Newcastle United boss Eddie Howe found positives in defeat at Arsenal.

Bukayo Saka and Gaby Martinelli struck the goals for the Gunners win.

Howe said afterwards: "I thought it was a good performance from us, especially at the start of the game. I thought for the first 30 minutes we were very good.

"We came under pressure towards half-time and just after half-time.

"The game was decided after the incident with Callum Wilson and the penalty. I know we were already a goal down but I think that was a real tough call against us. They then scored after that.

"As always we've analysed the goals and we know that we could have been better. But for us there's a feeling that those big calls have gone against us and ultimately it had a big result on today.

"I think the players have been very responsive and in my first two games have given everything for the team."


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