Newcastle United vs. Brentford: On Saturday evening, the Magpies earned their second Premier League victory of the season.
Callum Wilson’s second-half penalty was enough to secure Newcastle United all three points against Brenftord, although the game was not without incident. The decision to award Wilson’s penalty, overturn a second, and rule out a third from the England international sparked heated debate – and Alan Shearer was among those who had differing opinions on each of the important decisions made by Craig Pawson and the VAR officials.

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Taking to X, Shearer said that he disagreed with two of the three calls, particularly the first, which disallowed Wilson’s opener, characterizing it as a ‘poor weak decision’ by the officials.

On a damp night at St James’ Park, that disallowed goal and the ensuing reversed penalty didn’t influence the outcome. Newcastle United meet AC Milan in a Champions League match at the San Siro on Tuesday night.


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