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Joelinton sinks Saints to put Newcastle in sight of League Cup final

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Eddie Howe warned Newcastle not to get carried away after they moved within touching distance of the League Cup final with a 1-0 win against Southampton in Tuesday's semi-final first leg.Joelinton netted in the second half at St.

Mary's to put Howe's side on the brink of their first domestic cup final since 1999.Southampton's Duje Caleta-Car was sent off in the closing stages as a feisty clash boiled over.Nathan Jones' team, bottom of the Premier League, felt hard done by after Adam Armstrong's equaliser was disallowed by VAR for handball.But Newcastle can book their long-awaited trip to Wembley in the second leg at St.

James' Park on January 31, with the winner facing Manchester United or Nottingham Forest in the final.Joelinton's second-half strike puts @NUFC firmly in the driving seat at the halfway stage in the tie ??#EFL | @CazooUK pic.twitter.com/oiYKCUYtw8Forest host United in the first leg of their semi-final on Wednesday.Howe isn't taking anything for granted yet, however."It's been a good day but there's still a long way to go in the tie.

Pleased to win, that was our aim, but we know 1-0 is delicate," Howe said."It was a tough game. I thought both teams had their moments.

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