GOALSCORER Ayoze Perez hobbled off injured in the first half moments after firing Newcastle ahead against Brighton.
The Spaniard was in clear discomfort in his celebrations when he rifled the visitors ahead on 18 minutes.
Perez, 25, smashed home Salomon Rondon’s knock down to pile further misery on Chris Hughton’s relegation-threatened side.
But he lasted until 33 minutes until Rafa Benitez was eventually forced to replace him with Chelsea loanee Kenedy.
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