Miguel Almiron scored to level the game up during Paraguay’s 4-2 friendly win over Jordan.
He took his goal by getting in at the back post and heading a deep cross into the net, despite pressure from the onrushing goalkeeper, as shown in Sport Plus’ YouTube video.
While Paraguay fans were celebrating, there was also joy for the Newcastle United man from St. James’ Park:
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) September 10, 2019
This is because he hasn’t yet managed to get a single goal or assist in black and white since moving to Newcastle in January, as per WhoScored.
The hope will now be that he can take the momentum from that goal and add to it in the Premier League for the first time.
While there is likely an understandable level of frustration that he hasn’t got the ball in the net, this certainly hasn’t turned into animosity towards the player, with many fans still showing plenty of support for the Paraguayan.
A selection of Twitter reaction to the goal, including posts from pleased Newcastle fans, can be seen below:
A well timed confidence boost
— bigrobnufc (@bigrobnufc) September 10, 2019
Certainly needed a goal!
— The Geordie Boot Boy (@BootGeordie) September 10, 2019
Now do it for us lad!!!!
— Danny Doom (@DannyBrown333) September 10, 2019
— Luke (@lrwilson16101) September 10, 2019
Could be a good thing
— Jack (@Jack__1955) September 10, 2019
— Kez (@kezthompsonnn) September 10, 2019
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