Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Robert Strike Up with Best

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Robert Strike Up with Best

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Byline: By Alan Oliver

Laurent Robert only had one moment of indecision in Athens last night after he helped Newcastle United to a 3-1 UEFA Cup victory over Olympiakos, (writes Alan Oliver).

Robert put United back in front in the 34th minute with perhaps his greatest free-kick for the club ( but he wasn't sure.

You had to be there to appreciate it all as Robert put the ball down and simply walloped it into the net in an almost eerie silence.

However, Robert said: "My best ever free-kick? I don't know. I will have to think about that.

"But I was delighted with it coming so soon after my winning goal again from a free-kick against Liverpool on Sunday."

Now Robert can turn his attention to Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final against Spurs at St James' Park ( the team he destroyed in the Premiership at home last season.

The French winger scored two fabuluous goals in United's 4-0 win and provided the free-kicks for Alan Shearer to add another couple of goals in what was probably his best show in a black-and-white shirt. …

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