Newcastle fans slam Jamaal Lascelles for Wednesday’s performance

Newcastle are now four games without a win after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Manchester United on Wednesday – while the hosts were resolute for much of the game, a lapse in concentration from Martin Dubravka gifted the Red Devils the lead in the second half before Marcus Rashford slotted home his side’s second.

While the goalkeeper was surely subject to some stick today, Jamaal Lascelles can count himself lucky that he remained on the pitch for the full 90 after a daring display, to say the least.

The Magpies captain was denied a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad in the summer despite a good 2017/18 season but few of the Toon Army would consider arguing with the waistcoated miracle-worker’s decision after seeing Lascelles in action last night.

The 25-year-old was pretty lucky to remain on the pitch as he adopted an risky approach to defending in which he threw himself into everything and everyone in sight and escaped with just a yellow.

These Newcastle fans certainly feel that the centre-back had a poor game, as they slated him on Twitter throughout and after his performance…

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