Newcastle fans pleased with team performance in thrilling Southampton draw

Southampton and Newcastle served up a Sunday feast of fantastic football this afternoon with the two sides sharing a point after a 2-2 draw at St. Mary’s.

The Saints and the Magpies went toe-to-toe across the 90 minutes with Newcastle twice taking the lead thanks to Isaac Hayden and Ayoze Perez, before being pegged back each time by Manolo Gabbiadini.

Rafa Benitez’s men may feel like they could have won the game, but it’s a testament to how far the side have come this season that they could feel a little disappointed with an away draw.

Plenty of fans are viewing it as a point gained, thrilled by a battling team performance that typifies the mentality Benitez has brought to the club since arriving.

With relegation a worry at the start of the season, it’s rapidly looking like their return to the English Premier League will be a successful one, albeit with plenty of work left to do.

Supporters took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the day’s action…