Started off with a bad pass which led to Milner's opening goal and never managed to redeem himself through the rest of the match.
Given a torrid time by Tevez and got caught out for the first two goals.
Made a superb tackle to deny Tevez in the second half, but unfortunately diverted Tevez's late strike into the net.
Tried to get forward as much as possible, but could not create enough chances.
The best of the back four, was always available to push forward and get crosses towards Carroll.
Midfielder tried to support his back four as much as possible.
Swung in some superb corners looking for Carroll and kept fighting in the midfield to try to get his side back into the game.
Ran himself into the ground, but could not find any joy from Kolarov and was eventually subbed in the second half.
Got in the way of two Carroll chances and failed to connect with a couple of crosses that would have got his side back into the game.
Newcastle's best player, gave both Lescott and Kompany nightmares as he bullied the defenders.