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Nottingham Forest 2-3 Newcastle: What Howe said

Newcastle manager Eddie Howe speaking to BBC Match of the Day after the game: "A big win, great spirit especially in the second half. We played well in the first period. We dominated the ball and controlled the game but then came in at 2-2, which was disappointing.

"The second half was different. I thought we won the game based on our determination and unity and spirit.

"Having a couple of options from the bench was massive for us and we haven't had that for a few months. Hopefully everyone came through this one fit because that's going to be key for us."

On Forest's penalty claim: "No view of it. It was behind bodies and I haven't seen it again. People tell me it wasn't [a penalty] but that's from a Newcastle perspective."

On Bruno Guimaraes' goals: "It's not necessarily something we ask him to do but it's more than welcome when he does chip in. The first one was a tough skill to execute and the second was a brilliant goal from range, He has made the difference for us today."