Newcastle 1 Brentford 0 – Very interesting independent ratings on the NUFC players

It finished 1-1 for Newcastle and 0-0 for Brentford.

Although it was not a classic, Newcastle United deserved to win after a tough battle against a very good visiting squad.

It’s interesting to have an independent perspective on how things played out by looking at the folks in black and white.

Whoscored ratings are based on data from every Premier League match, with over 200 raw statistics incorporated in the automated calculation of a player’s rating, weighted based on their influence in the game.

Every significant occurrence is considered, with a positive or negative effect on ratings weighted in relation to its location on the pitch and its outcome.

Whoscored has now released its independent player ratings for this Newcastle 1 Brentford 0 game:

Newcastle United player ratings v Brentford: 'Clumsy' 6/10 & 7/10 'faded'  in 1-0 win

As you can see, Kieran Trippier receives top ratings (7.5) for an outstanding performance in both defense and attack. He kept the team going as captain, and NUFC eventually earned their reward.

After a challenging start to the season with a demanding schedule, it’s great to witness a morale-boosting win AND a clean sheet. The latter was reflected in the fact that all four backs were rated 7.2 or higher, with Nick Pope ranked 7.0.

BBC Sport statistics:

Newcastle 1, Brentford 0 – Saturday, September 16th, 5.30 p.m.


United of Newcastle:

Pencil Wilson 64


Brentford had 43% of the possession, while Newcastle had 57%.

Brentford had 11 shots, while Newcastle had 9.

Brentford 2 Newcastle 2 shots on target

Brentford had 8 corners while Newcastle had 3.

Craig Pawson serves as the official referee.

Pope, Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn, Bruno, Longstaff, Anderson, Gordon, Wilson (Almiron 83), Barnes


Dubravka, Lascelles, Tonali, Targett, Isak, Hall, Livramento, and Murphy are among the players.

Crowd: 51,670 (about 700 from Brentford)

(Thomas Frank blames match officials for Newcastle United’s failure and demands an apology – Read More HERE)

(Read HERE: Newcastle 1 Brentford 0 – Instant NUFC fan / writer reaction)

(Newcastle 1 Brentford 0 – Read HERE for match ratings and comments on all NUFC players)




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