Papiss Cisse levelled for McClaren's side just before half-time with an instinctive finish to make the score 1-1.
Newcastle gained the advantage three minutes after the restart when new signing Georginio Wijnaldum buried past Maarten Stekelenburg but striker Shane Long equalised with a fine header in the 79th minute to tie it up at 2-2.
BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE - 2015/16 SEASON SCORES
St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne - 49,019
Report by Joe Baker
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