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Newcastle fans are baffled as Joelinton LEAVES a simple chance to score in thrashing of Morecambe

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Newcastle United‘s record signing Joelinton could have scored a hat-trick in the Carabao Cup against Morecambe but managed to not convert from one-yard out.

The £40million striker, who has endured a tough career so far at Newcastle, managed to score two goals – the same as his entire Premier League tally last season – as Steve Bruce’s side asserted their dominance in a 7-0 victory over League Two opposition.

Jacob Murphy went on a winding run through the Morecambe defence and approached the byline as he sent a cross in towards the No 9.

Newcastle's record signing Joelinton missed a golden chance for hat-trick vs Morecambe

Newcastle's record signing Joelinton missed a golden chance for hat-trick vs Morecambe

Newcastle’s record signing Joelinton missed a golden chance for hat-trick vs Morecambe

Jacob Murphy went on a winding run through the Morecambe defence and crossed it to him

Jacob Murphy went on a winding run through the Morecambe defence and crossed it to him

Jacob Murphy went on a winding run through the Morecambe defence and crossed it to him

Joelinton decided the let the ball run past him and it ricochets off the post and back past him

Joelinton decided the let the ball run past him and it ricochets off the post and back past him

Joelinton decided the let the ball run past him and it ricochets off the post and back past him

The chipped, looping cross was falling straight into the path of Joelinton, who was practically standing on the goal line for the easiest tap-in of his career and what would have been his second goal on the night. 

However, he decided the let the ball run past him and it ricochets off the post and back past him.

The Morecambe goalkeeper was then able to dive on the ball as Joelinton could only stand there inside the six-yard box wondering why he didn’t try to knock it in.

Newcastle fans took to Twitter after the incredible blunder, as one fan tweeted: ‘Joelinton could’ve had his first hat trick today if he didn’t miss the easiest chance I’ve actually ever seen’

The Morecambe keeper was then able to dive on the ball as Joelinton could only stand there

The Morecambe keeper was then able to dive on the ball as Joelinton could only stand there

The Morecambe keeper was then able to dive on the ball as Joelinton could only stand there

Another fan said: ‘I don’t know what I’m more shocked at. That miss by Joelinton or the fact he scored earlier’.

The striker did make up for his error very shortly after, as he found the top corner from range with a wonderful strike as the Magpies ran riot. 

After the resounding victory, manager Steve Bruce revealed that the Brazilian thought the ball was going in, hence why he left it. 

When asked on the miss, he replied: ‘He thought it was going in and wanted Jacob to get a goal.’ 

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Chelsea vs Sevilla: Live stream FREE, TV channel, team news and time for Champions League clash – latest updates

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CHELSEA host La Liga side Sevilla tonight as Frank Lampard’s men look to get their Champions League campaign off to a flier.

The Blues have won just two of their opening five Premier League fixtures and threw away a two-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Southampton on Saturday.

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Timo Werner’s goal was not enough to earn Chelsea victory over SouthamptonCredit: AP:Associated Press

What time does Chelsea vs Sevilla kick off?

  • The match kicks off at 8pm UK time.
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What TV channel is Chelsea vs Sevilla on and can I live stream it?

  • Chelsea vs Sevilla is live on BT Sport 3.
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Edouard Mendy is in the squad, raising hopes among Chelsea fans that he will be fit to replace Kepa following his horror show against Southampton.

Thiago Silva is available after missing the Saints match with jet lag while Hakim Ziyech could get his opportunity to impress after coming off the bench against the Saints.

For the visitors, Luuk de Jong and Lucas Ocampos will be expected to return after being left out for the game against Granada.

Karim Rekik could make his Sevilla debut following a summer transfer from Hertha Berlin.

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PSG vs Man Utd: Live stream FREE, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for Champions League clash – latest updates

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MAN UTD face PSG in Paris tonight as the Red Devils begin their Champions League adventure.

The Premier League giants will be hoping to get their group campaign off to the perfect start, but will be without Mason Greenwood, Harry Maguire and former PSG star Edinson Cavani.

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Marcus Rashford will have happy memories of the Parc des Princes after his winning penalty there in 2019Credit: AFP

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Man Utd could be a bit short in the centre-forward role with Cavani out and Mason Greenwood a doubt after being left out of the squad to face Newcastle with an unspecified fitness issue.

Alex Telles may be in line for a European debut after joining from Porto on deadline day while Solskjaer will need to decide whether to stick with first choice David De Gea or give Dean Henderson European experience.

PSG have a somewhat lengthy injury list with Mauro Icardi, Juan Bernat, and Thilo Kehrer all out and Marquinhos, Marco Verratti, Julian Draxler and Danilo Pereira serious doubts.

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Leeds suffer major injury blow with England midfielder Kalvin Phillips ruled out for six weeks after shoulder injury

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LEEDS have been handed a major injury blow with Kalvin Phillips facing six weeks out.

The England midfielder, 24, suffered a shoulder knock in the 1-0 defeat to Wolves.

Leeds have been dealt a huge blow with Phillips out for up to six weeks

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Leeds have been dealt a huge blow with Phillips out for up to six weeksCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Phillips does not need surgery and the club confirmed he has already begun rehab.

A statement read: “Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips suffered a shoulder injury in last night’s Premier League defeat to Wolves at Elland Road.

“Whilst we are pleased to confirm that surgery is not required, the Leeds born England International could still face up to six weeks on the sidelines.

“Kalvin began his rehab at Thorp Arch this morning and will be working hard with the medical team to return to action as soon as possible.”

Phillips is set to miss games against Aston Villa, Leicester, Crystal Palace, Arsenal and Everton.

And he is also unlikely to play any part in England’s Nations League matches against Belgium and Iceland.

Phillips was knocked over by Wolves ace Raul Jimenez around ten minutes from the end of the defeat at Elland Road last night.

The Leeds man landed awkwardly on his right shoulder but played out the rest of the match.

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Boss Marcelo Bielsawho could soon be Yorkshire Tea’s new TV face – will have to find cover to fill the defensive midfield role Phillips has made his own.

And the Argentine gaffer will have other injury concerns too.

Liam Cooper pulled out of the Wolves defeat in the warm-up and Pascal Strujik looked to injure his ankle just before Jimenez’s deflected strike found the net 20 minutes from time.

England manager Gareth Southgate names Leeds star Kalvin Phillips named for first time

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