Gomis was making his first start since his summer move from Lyon, while Argentina centre-back Federico Fernandez, signed for £8million from Napoli last week, and on-loan Tottenham midfielder Tom Carroll made accomplished debuts.
"They were all very good," said Monk. "All strikers want to score and Bafe has that.
"The goal will give him confidence but he put in a very good shift.
"Federico dealt with the physical side of it as it's a while since he's played a competitive game.
"I thought he did very well with the rest of the back-four and it was good to see Kyle Bartley do very well too.
"Tom also did well, you could see the footballer in him and we saw some really good passes and movement. He'll get sharper with games."
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