Magpies beat Russia's Anzhi

The Magpies beat the Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala 1-0 to go through to the quarter finals of the Europa League.

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João Carlos looking to restrict Newcastle chances

Anzhi Makhachkala defender João Carlos says his side will try to restrict Newcastle United's chances to score during their UEFA Europa League clash at St James' Park tonight.

The Magpies must outscore than the Russian club in order to progress to the quarter-finals. However, after drawing 0-0 in the Luzhniki Stadium last week the Brazilian is confident an organised Anzhi team can limit the amount of shots the home side have.

He said: "I thought that in the first game they came to play a little bit at the back to keep the result. So you didn't get goals.

"But we have also very good organisation. It starts at the front with Eto'o so with everybody it's good organisation. That's the reason you don't get many shots. So I hope we can do a great job, and don't let them create many chances here."

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