Newcastle United down again at Ono Stadium

August 01 18:50 2008 Print This Article

In a match were Jonas Gutierrez finally made his debut with Newcastle on the left flank at the home of his old club, United has made a losing start to the Mallorca Summer Cup, down 1-0 to Hertha Berlin.

With Keegan apparently still desperate to seal another new signings for Newcastle, He has seen (again) his depleted side went down and losing the chance to the final.

This is our second away lost in the pre-season matches, after being lost in the same goal margin against Doncaster last week. But, the positive side is (if there’s any) we are still without several key players.

Although flying straight away to Spain after returned from his mother funeral in time, Oba Martins has had an injection in his knee, so Keegan not including him on the United squad for the Mallorca tournament.

But Keegan said, Oba will be back on his starting line up on Wednesday against PSV Eindhoven and Valencia three days later.

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