Papiss Cisse gives Newcastle United 2-1 win over Stoke City in EPL

Newcastle rose to 13th place, level on points with Stoke in 11th.

Reported by: Associated Press
Last updated on Monday, 11 March, 2013 00:25 IST
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Newcastle: Papiss Cisse dragged Newcastle nine points clear of the Premier League relegation zone by scoring in stoppage time to clinch a 2-1 victory over Stoke City on Sunday.

Jonathan Walters had given Stoke the lead against the run of play from the penalty spot in the 67th minute, but Yohan Cabaye equalized six minutes later from a free kick before Cisse's late winner.

Newcastle rose to 13th place, level on points with Stoke in 11th.

Story first published on: Monday, 11 March 2013 00:21 IST

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