The revolution at St James Park continues as the Toon army consolidate their place at the summit of the log in the Championship. Raphael Benitez and the new looking New Castle United opened up a four point gap at the summit of the table after earning a priceless point at Reading.
Black Stars winger , Christian Atsu, who has been hailed as one of the Star men for the free scoring Toons enjoyed yet another role off the bench to keep their promotion bid on tract. The former FC Porto man came on in the last 20 minutes for the table toppers as they earned a valuable point away to Reading in a 0-0 stalemate.
The point means New Castle United stay unbeaten in their last 5 and with a 4 point cushion over second placed Brighton Hove Albiom. Atsu has since enjoyed 22 appearances in the season with 3 goals since his arrival from Chelsea on loan.