Newcastle United picked up a point away from home in the English Premier League on Saturday but will feel they should have secured an important win after Bournemouth came from 2-0 down.
The Magpies had rushed to to a comfortable lead at the interval thanks to a Dwight Gayle double but failed to finish the game off despite wonderful chances in the second half.
Ayoze Perez and Jonjo Shelvey both missed opportunities to make it 3-0 before Bournemouth scored twice in the last ten minutes to rescue an unlikely draw.
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Fans were upset with Shelvey’s miss in particular, believing he should have buried a Christian Atsu squared ball. With the Cherries scoring shortly after, it was undoubtedly the turning point in the match.
Just two points above the relegation zone, it’s a miss that could prove pivotal in the context of Newcastle’s season.
Fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on it all…
Shelvey has to be dropped next game. That miss was dreadful but he didn't have a good game at all. #nufc
— Natasha 🏳️🌈 (@NatashaNUFC) February 24, 2018
Today sums up the issue with Shelvey, MOTM against Man U then loose with his passes and lazy today #nufc
— David Storey (@DStorey89) February 24, 2018
Perez and Shelvey should have put that game beyond dout, we were punished for missing sitters yet again #NUFC
— daniel gibbon (@danielgibbon2) February 24, 2018
Shelvey you Muppet.
Golden chance to make it 3-0 . 10 mins later it's 2-2. #nufc
— Sean (@Grahamy76) February 24, 2018
Not burying the chances. Shelvey switching off on the first, Hayden AND Lascelles on the second.
Determined to make this as difficult as possible. #NUFC
— Eddie Mackalicious (@eddiemack5) February 24, 2018
Hang your head in shame Shelvey. Should have killed the game off at 2-0. Shite #NUFC
— Matt Milne (@21Milner) February 24, 2018
Feels like a defeat that. Shelvey has to score. Fine margins again. #nufc
— Jonny Pegler (@Jonnypeg89) February 24, 2018
People going on about tactics costing us the game. Can't look beyond Perez and Shelvey for me and them failing to take the piss easy chances that they had.
Bury them and its a comfortable win.#NUFC
— Paul W (@PJ_Walker88) February 24, 2018