Pic Special: Newcastle 1 Benfica 1 (2-4 Agg)

A brave United performance resulted in a 1-1 draw against Benfica on Thursday night, but it wasn't enough to keep the Magpies in the Europa League.

Alan Pardew's men suffered a 4-2 aggregate defeat in their quarter-final tie but there was no lack of effort from the black-and-white-striped heroes, who laid siege on Benfica's goal throughout the second half.

Papiss Cisse saw two goals - one in each half - ruled out, before finally nodding Newcastle ahead from Shola Ameobi's cross.

There were further chances to increase their advantage, with Hatem Ben Arfa, Yohan Cabaye and Ameobi all threatening, but Benfica snatched an injury-time equaliser through Salvio to put the aggregate result beyond any doubt.

On another special European night at St. James' Park there was much to be proud of, and Club Photographers Ian Horrocks and Serena Taylor captured the best of the action for this gallery of images.

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