Alan Shearer reacts to Newcastle win vs Southampton, lavishes praise on midfield trio
Alan Shearer reacts to Newcastle win vs Southampton, lavishes praise on midfield trio – originally posted on Sportslens.com
Newcastle United battled out a thrilling 3-2 win over Southampton in the Premier League earlier today.
Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron scored a brace to help his side to all three points at home.
The Magpies needed a win after their defeat last time out and Steve Bruce can be satisfied with the performance and character shown by his players here.
Despite going down to ten men after Jeff Hendrick’s 50th minute red card, the home side managed to grind out the result.
Southampton did everything they could to score the equaliser but Newcastle held on for the all important three points.
On loan Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock gave the home side their lead on the 16th minute and Almiron doubled his side’s advantage ten minutes later.
Southampton came back into the game through Takumi Minamino on the 30th minute but Almiron completed his brace at the stroke of half time to give the home side a comfortable lead.
Newcastle legend Alan Shearer has reacted to his former teams performance today.
The former striker hailed the character and desire shown by the players and he lavished praise on the likes of Almiron, Hayden and Willock.
The 21 year old Arsenal midfielder will be delighted with his debut today and he will be hoping to build on this and hold down a regular starting berth at Newcastle until the end of the season.
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