It's interesting that some thought we played ok. Fjällräven Kånken Sverige I thought we were awful, despite dominating possession – and that most definitely is NOT “a narrative back-fitted to the outcome”, as has been suggested. We were able to dominate much of the possession because i) they are a very poor team and ii) they cannot maintain the high intensity that they start games with – as they have done recently v Liverpool, …
Newcastle bagged another unconvincing win last night against the Baggies. Hate to say, we are once again under par and were lucky to get three points from it.
We did had done most of the attacking last night, but was repeatedly fail to find the net where the visitors are often stretched us with their counter attacks which produce their equalising goal in the second-half.
The Magpies hardworking players are finally get the goal ten …
Comfortable win in the end, although at 0-0 I thought they looked decent going forward. Despite having Tiote, and Anita playing in front of the back four we are still not protecting them the way we did at the start of last season.
During this early period we made a lot of silly passing errors surrendering possession, which has been the story of our season so far.
At 2-0 and then 3-0 we played with …
Feeling pretty low right now, but trying to take comfort from the fact we gave the likely Champions a helluva good game and could easily have taken a point from it.
We weren't quite ‘at it' today and I have a feeling fatigue played a part, especially as the 2nd half wore on.
We were pretty solid defensively but the m/f were largely preoccupied containing Citeh's attacking talent, and the supply to the front two …
We were simply the better team today. There was a confidence and swagger about the lads that we haven't really seen to date, and in spells during the 1st half in particular we played some lovely passing football and looked a really good side.
We're scoring goals for fun, and have conceded only one goal in our last 6 games, with 3 consecutive clean sheets. Colo and Santon were imperious, Williamson quietly efficient and even …