Joelinton loves Newcastle’s 3-4-3 formation but admits he should have scored the winner against Brentford

Joelinton’s first goal of the season coincided with the return of the attacking ball to St James’ Park.

However, it was his defensive efforts that left the coaching staff completely delighted as he found himself as the last player to come back in the closing stages as Brentford tried to clinch the three points.

Right from the start, though, Joelinton seemed to be in the mood for a Howe 3-4-3 formation that seemed to really suit him.

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After the match, the stadium is almost empty. jolinton He enjoyed a moment to meditate with his family on the side of the field before getting a fine performance from captain Jamal Lascelles as he left the field.

Hopefully Howe’s revolution will be the start of better times for Newcastle, but Joelinton will pray he can enjoy his best track yet.

After getting a nod from Howe to start the game, to the surprise of some observers, his backstage physical stats are believed to have left the new management team truly impressed.

Howe had given Joelinton praise in preparation for the game in which he enjoyed 71 touches against the bees.

For a player who often seemed afraid to miss an opportunity – the pressure of wearing the number 9 once and a price tag of £40m was heavy on his shoulders – Jullinton had four attempts on Saturday, scoring the equalizer just before halftime. time.

Speaking to the club’s TV channel, Joelinton admitted it should have been a better day after finding himself with the goalkeeper to be defeated 3-3.

“I thought I should have scored my chance at the end and I’m sure we’ll get the three points but now I have to keep working and make sure I can help the team again next Saturday,” he said.

But it looks like a good bet to take his place in the starting line-up against Arsenal on the big stage at the Emirates Stadium.

Notably referring to the new manager’s tactics, he said: “Eddie has brought new ideas and a new style of play.

“The past 10 days with him have been very good, both for me and for the team.

“We’ve worked hard and we must continue to do so, stay together and keep fighting.

“We stayed positive during the match and continued our way of pressing and how we wanted to score.”

Newcastle have looked effective with the top three from Joelinton, Allan Saint-Maximin and Callum Wilson and will be a major threat in the capital this weekend.

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