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This Player Was Bright Spot Yesterday – Our Man Of The Match

2:27 pm, Sunday, October 4th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 5 Comments

With the 6-1 humiliation at the Etihad Stadium yesterday nothing much has been said of Alexander Mitrovic´s first goal for Newcastle but it was a great team goal.

Kevin Mbabu went racing down the wing and then passed the ball inside to Wijnaldum and mots players in his position would have had a shot.

But the Dutchman saw Mitrovic clear in the box and chipped the ball to him and the 21 year-old did the rest heading the ball home to put Newcastle 1-0 up.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic´ first goal for Newcastle United

How many Newcastle fans at that point thought we would end up losing the match 6-1.

We need some defenders brought in over the January transfer window.

Alexander easily wins our Man of the Match award with 68% of the vote, and the lad again put in a disciplined performance and didn’t pick up a caution.

The 21 year-old looks a good player and will score some goals for us – if only we can close the back door and stop the goals being conceded.

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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Novocastrian66 // Oct 4, 2015 at 2:37 PM

    Will if we include the league cup, McClaren has had his 10 games and we’re no better off than last season. Sissoko has to be left out. What’s going on with Tiote? We should know. How can Gouffran get in ahead of him in centre of midfield?
    I cannot see were we will get 10 wins this season. Every team I have watched this season is better than us.

  • 2 toonking // Oct 4, 2015 at 2:43 PM

    ourtoon

    proven premier league players is one thing but prove confidence builders is another, we saw it happen again yesterday when city went from a 1-1 draw to 6-1 in a matter of just 15 minutes, we should also have lost against chelsea the week before against sheff wed the players acted like a buch of uncaring players. When bring in these youngster from abroad the problem still remains of who exactly we can build the team around because the current batch are crap and the newbies are just that newbies therefore too much of an expectation will give pressure. Non of these thingwould be getting ranted if ashley had the sense to do transfers on a consistant basis but he didn’t therefore we’ve ended up the XP coming from just an aging, merc like player or just crap to begin with whilst those who’d just arrived are total newbies.

    What team with passion would go from 1-1 to 6-1 in just a matter of 15 mins what team with passion and spirit would show the display like that of our team v sheff wed?

  • 3 toonking // Oct 4, 2015 at 2:46 PM

    ourtoon You’ll be right mind come the summer because PL XP will be no use as it’ll be championship XP neededlol

  • 4 Our Toon // Oct 4, 2015 at 2:54 PM

    Toon King

    If you read what I put then you’ll find the answer you are looking for, we have a soft centre mate, we have NO PRESENCE in CM, yes we can all blame the 2 CB’S or colo for the goals but how much space and time did Silva and De Bruyne have yesterday? Runs weren’t tracked in the 2nd half. We went from being compact to being wide open!! None of these relate to proven premiership players.

    Lacking leadership and lacking part of having a good spine!! I’d say 90 percent of you were all raving about Anita before the season started…..says it all really

  • 5 JP...from The Rock // Oct 4, 2015 at 3:31 PM

    Players I want rid of are:

    Colo, Willo, Saylor, Gouffran, Tiote, Cisse and maybe Anita and Sissoko.

    They are either not good enough or don’t care. Should be no where near a toon shirt.

    Sad times these. Are there going to be any real highs this season or is again more torture ahead?




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