Yohan Cabaye sets goal at Newcastle United

NET GAIN ... Yohan Cabaye celebrates his goal against Sunderland.
NET GAIN ... Yohan Cabaye celebrates his goal against Sunderland.
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DERBY hero Yohan Cabaye’s looking to bring many more goals to Newcastle – starting against West Bromwich Albion tomorrow.

The midfielder scored against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light last week.

And Cabaye was frustrated that the strike wasn’t enough to claim all three points for United, who ended up drawing 1-1 on Wearside.

The 26-year-old now has sixth-placed West Brom, managed by former Newcastle assitant manager Steve Clarke, in his sights.

And the key for Cabaye is for United to start at St James’s Park as they did at the Stadium of Light.

“It’s our objective to win,” Cabaye said.

“We know West Brom play have played well this season. They’re a good team with good players.

“It’s going to be important to play with intensity.

“The manager told us before the (Sunderland) game that was haven’t start games well in the league.

“It was really important to start fast. We need to start the same way.”

Cabaye netted against Sunderland in the third minute, and Newcastle were dominant until Cheik Tiote’s controversial dismissal.

Having opened his seasonal account, the France international – who netted five times last season – is eyeing more Premier League goals.

“Every derby is a big atmosphere, and I scored my first goal of the season,” he said.

“I know what derby goals mean to the fans. For me, it was good.

“If we had kept 11 players on the pitch, maybe the result would have been different.

“I’m happy with the goal, but I’d have preferred it if it had given a win to the club and the fans. I hope to score more goals this season.”

Tiote will be suspended against West Brom, and Vurnon Anita and Gael Bigirimana are candidates to partner Cabaye in central midfield.

SEE Saturday’s Hartlepool Mail for full story