Seeing as Ryan Taylor scored a stunning goal to help Newcastle beat Sunderland 1-0 at the Stadium of Light yesterday, I thought it would be apt to look at some of the best goals that the Magpies have scored against the Black Cats in the Premier League era.
Newcastle have a good record against Sunderland in recent years and as a result there’s plenty of goals to choose from. As it turns out, in my top five I’ve got three free-kicks, although you might have other ideas.
So here are five of the best Newcastle goals against Sunderland. Have a watch of each one, remind yourself of some great Tyne-Wear derby goals and then pick your favourite…
5: Charles N’Zogbia’s tricky run and finish. See 5:30 for the goal, while Albert Luque’s tidy finish at 6:50 is also worth a watch – sorry about the music:
4: Alan Shearer’s free-kick. The first of the free-kicks in the list – Shearer blasting the ball into the back of the net: