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Sandro Tonali & Moussa Diaby combined to set a new PL record in Newcastle vs Aston Villa

The goalscoring exploits of respective summer arrivals at Newcastle United and Aston Villa have given rise to a new Premier League record, it has been revealed.

This comes amid a chaotic opening to proceedings between Newcastle and Villa at St. James’ Park.

With just a quarter of an hour on the clock on Tyneside, Eddie Howe’s hosts found themselves in possession of a 2-1 advantage.

Sandro Tonali was first on target, before Moussa Diaby levelled things up for Aston Villa courtesy of a fine finish:

Then, just five minutes later, Newcastle edged back in front, upon Alexander Isak opening his account for the new season.

And, as alluded to above, amid the breathless nature of the early exchanges on Saturday evening, a new goalscoring record was set.

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Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.

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