Paraguay international Miguel Almiron has been in good form since pre-season started this summer. Almiron and his Newcastle United teammates are presently preparing for the new season which starts in the first week of next month. Paraguay national team attacking midfielder Almiron began pre-season this summer with a brace in the 5-1 win over Gateshead in a friendly game played behind closed doors on Saturday, July 9.Gateshead travelled the short distance to face the Magpies and they were handed a big defeat.
Matt Ritchie scored the opener at home to Gateshead just after the half-hour mark. His goal gave Newcastle United the lead at the half-time interval. Brazilian attacker Joelinton added a second goal for the hosts from the penalty spot three minutes into the second half before Paul Blackett halved the deficit around the midway point of the second half. Paraguay international Almironadded two goals in nine minutes to give Newcastle United a 4-1 lead. The first of his brace came on 80 minutes before he completed his double with a minute left on the clock. There was still time left on the clock for English midfielder Sean Longstaff to seal the result with his goal on the stroke of full-time.More Link