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Analysis: Newcastle 4-4 Luton

Newcastle players celebrate scoring against Luton
Newcastle players celebrate scoring against Luton

Neil Johnston, BBC Sport

Where to even begin after an extraordinary afternoon at St James' Park.

How about with some positives?

Harvey Barnes scored on his return from a long injury lay-off while Callum Wilson also got some minutes after also being out injured.

The way Newcastle came from 4-2 down to secure a point will also have pleased Eddie Howe - but not his side's defending.

The Magpies have now shipped a total of 10 goals in their past three home games in the Premier League, as many as they conceded in their previous 16 at St James' Park combined.

It's a worrying statistic for a team that appeared to be reinvigorated against Aston Villa in midweek.

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