One point in nine games: Vurnon Anita explains why he's pleased

Newcastle United player Vurnon Anita says it was nice the club drew a line under their losing streak last weekend.

Newcastle United player Vurnon Anita has told the Northern Echo he feels the club have turned a corner after taking a point against West Brom last weekend.

The game saw a long losing streak come to an end for the club, as the Magpies continue their fight to stay in the Premier League for next season.

“Finally, I thought the game against West Brom provided a bit of a bright side to what has been a difficult few weeks. It gave us to something to build on,” said Anita.

“It was nice to be able to draw a line under a few things at the weekend and move on.”

It was significant for the club to put a point on the board but the only thing, which will guarantee the club their Premier League survival is two wins from the club’s last two games.

The Magpies have two very difficult games left to play against QPR, who will be playing for pride, and West Ham, where Sam Allardyce will be looking to make a point against his old club.

John Carver has struggled to get a real belief and positive energy into his team’s performances in recent weeks, but hopefully the point last weekend will give the club something to build on this weekend.

The main problem Newcastle have is that all of the clubs around them in the table are picking up points and putting the pressure onto the St James’s Park club and they need to respond.

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