Pic Special: Newcastle 2 Leeds 0

Papiss Cisse and Yoan Gouffran fired Newcastle United into the fourth round of the Capital One Cup with a 2-0 victory over Leeds United on Wednesday night.

The forwards struck either side of half-time at St. James' Park to give the Magpies a deserved win over their Championship opponents.

Having spurned a handful of early chances, Cisse broke the deadlock on 31 minutes, heading home Sammy Ameobi's left-wing delivery for his first goal of the season.

While the hosts dominated possession, Leeds always looked dangerous on the break, in particular Ross McCormack, and Newcastle knew they would need a second to make sure of their progression.

And that arrived in the 66th minute, Gouffran producing an outstanding turn and shot from the edge of the box which flew into the back of the net at the Gallowgate End.

Photos by Club Photographer Serena Taylor and the Press Association.

Crystal Palace Tickets

Tickets for Newcastle United's home game against Crystal Palace are on sale online from £27 for adults & £5 for children.

Crystal Palace

Corporate Hospitality

Award-winning hospitality packages are now on sale for the 2014-15 season.
Corporate Hospitality

Season Tickets Now On Sale

Season tickets for the 2014-15 season are now on sale.
Season Tickets

Home Kit Available Now

The 2014/15 home kit is available now.  Order yours today!
asset home kit available now

138.com - Betting Partner

Check out the 138.com Newcastle United specific section of our site.
138 BET 149x141 thumbnail

Win tickets for NUFC games

We're running competitions to win tickets and matchday experiences. Check them out here.
NFC-home-Banner_Image

Download The Official BB App

The Official Newcastle United BlackBerry App is now available to download FREE from BlackBerry App World.
Blackberry-bb-app-club-asset-149x141