Pic Special: Stoke City 1 Newcastle 0
Newcastle United are still without a victory in the Barclays Premier League this season, after suffering a 1-0 defeat at Stoke on Monday night.
Peter Crouch's first half header was enough to seal all three points for the Potters, and although United created a number of good chances to equalise they were unable to break down a stubborn home rearguard.
An end-to-end contest saw Marko Arnautovic strike the post for Stoke after the restart, while Jack Colback suffered the same fate from close range late on with United's final - and best - chance of a leveller.
The result means Newcastle remain on three points from their opening six top flight fixtures of the 2014/15 campaign.