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Newcastle boss Alan Pardew was delighted to beat Wigan and end a dismal run of four successive Premier League defeats.
The Magpies started the evening seeking their first win in all competitions since 28 October and hovering two points above the drop zone.
But a brace by Demba Ba eased the pressure as they brushed the Latics aside 3-0, although their cause was aided by the disputed red card for Maynor Figueroa for a shoulder barge on Papiss Cisse.
Ba's subsequent penalty opened the scoring in the 13th minute and was the perfect tonic for a team struggling with form and injuries.
"It's been difficult for the players and staff," Pardew told Sky Sports. "We've had so many knocks with injuries - game after game - and it was nice to get a break and it was a break.
"We've had to work very hard for that win. It's been four defeats in a major football city and that puts a lot of pressure on us."
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Demba Ba scored twice to ease the pressure on manager Alan Pardew as Newcastle beat 10-man Wigan 3-0 on Monday night.
The Magpies came into the game on the back of four consecutive Premier League defeats but this never looked like being a fifth from the moment Maynor Figueroa shoved over Papiss Cisse in the box.
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United had not won a game since 28th October and Alan Pardew's men had lost their last four Premier League matches.
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