1. Newcastle United secured a convincing 4-1 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion, enhancing their chances of qualifying for the Champions League.

2. An own goal by Deniz Undav and a header from Dan Burn gave Newcastle a commanding lead before halftime.

3. Brighton, vying for their first European qualification, managed to pull one goal back through Undav.

4. Newcastle had some nervy moments and missed opportunities, but late goals from Callum Wilson and Bruno Guimaraes sealed the win and lifted the spirits of the home crowd.

5. While a top-four finish is not guaranteed yet, Newcastle only needs one win from their remaining two games to secure Champions League football.

6. With 69 points, Newcastle is currently in third place, closely followed by Manchester United with 66 points and three games left to play.

7. Liverpool, with two games remaining, sits in fifth place with 65 points.

8. A victory against relegation-threatened Leicester City in their next match will guarantee Newcastle a spot in the Champions League for the first time in twenty years.

9. Manager Eddie Howe praised his team's performance and acknowledged the difficulty of maintaining their intensity throughout the game.

10. Brighton still needs two wins from their last three games to secure European qualification, including a challenging match against Manchester City.