The month in review: September

Our look back on the memorable matches of the season.

By Luke Nicoli • 04 June 2021

By Paul Hazlewood
Neal Maupay netted a brace as Albion comfortably secured all three points at St James' Park.

The lowdown: Neal Maupay bagged a brace as Albion put in a dominant performance to pick up their first Premier League win of the season. 

Match of the month – Newcastle United 0, Albion 3
Albion scorers: Maupay 2, Connolly

The striker opened his account in the fourth minute from the penalty spot after the impressive Tariq Lamptey had been fouled by Allan Saint-Maximin. He then doubled his account just three minutes later when he finished off a move down the right involving Lamptey and Leandro Trossard. 


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PL: Newcastle 0 Albion 3

Maupay’s strike partner, Aaron Connolly, then put the icing on the cake seven minutes from time when he coolly curled the ball home. 

He said: “To keep a clean sheet and score three goals, creating a few more opportunities and limiting our opponents to not much was positive. I'm delighted for the players. It's good to get up and running in the Premier League." Graham Potter

They said: “The three points were the most important thing, after playing well against Chelsea but not getting anything from the game. I thought we played some good football at times, dug deep when we had to, but it was a good win – we deserved it.” Tariq Lamptey.