EPL: Newcastle Remain Goalless After Dour Draw against Aston Villa

After losing 0-2 to Manchester City earlier, Newcastle's wait for their opening goal continued after a lackluster EPL match against Aston Villa.

updated: August 23, 2014 19:57 IST
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Aston Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor, left, and Newcastle United's Mike Williamson battle for the ball during the English Premier League match at Villa Park.

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Birmingham: Newcastle are still waiting for their first goal of the new Premier League season after being forced to settle for a dour 0-0 draw at Aston Villa on Saturday.

Magpies boss Alan Pardew tried to perk up his shot-shy attack with a series of pre-season signings, but his new boys have yet to find their form.

They wasted several chances in a 2-0 defeat against champions Manchester City last weekend and created little threat in a tame encounter at rain-lashed Villa Park.

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