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Name: Shola AMEOBI
Match details: 3-Mar-2004, Newcastle United 3 Vňlerenga 1
Competititon: UEFA Cup
Scout: Richard Turpin
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Passing┬: (7┬/10)
Heading┬: (6┬/10)Could be improved.
Tackling┬: (3┬/10)Never really called upon in a half Newcastle pressed.
Pace┬: (8┬/10)Always dangerous playing off Shearer.
Shooting┬: (7┬/10)Scored twice. The first a low shot after cutting in from the left. The second a tap-in after good work by Jenas.
Distribution┬: (6┬/10)
Control┬: (6┬/10)Sometimes clumsy but assured when confidence is up.
Marking┬: (4┬/10)
Team play┬: (8┬/10)Links up well with Shearer and available for balls from midfield.
Work-rate┬: (7┬/10)A half-time substitute so plenty of energy for 45 minutes work.
Endurance┬: (7┬/10)Fresh legs proved invaluable on a sodden pitch.
Commitment┬: (9┬/10)The focus of Newcastle's renewed second-half vigour.
Awareness┬: (7┬/10)
Attitude┬: (8┬/10)Determined to make an impression with this opportunity. Replaced an injured Bellamy at half-time and transformed the game with goals at the start and end of the half. Always second choice though when Bellamy's available.
Right foot┬: (7┬/10)
Left foot┬: (6┬/10)
Runs┬: (7┬/10)Found space to score second late on.\xB7X
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