Newcastle fans react to Florian Thauvin's performance vs West Ham

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The Magpies lost 2-0 at Upton Park last night and stay rooted to the foot of the table.

Last night saw Newcastle succumb to their third defeat in their first five Premier League games to leave them rooted to the bottom of the Premier League.

A rampant West Ham side simply had too much for Steve McClaren’s men and the manner in which his team capitulated will be a concern.

The Magpies lacked invention and a number of their ‘big names’ failed to deliver. Papisse Cisse was ineffective, barely troubling the Hammers confident rearguard, while Moussa Sissoko seems to be going through another of his disinterested spells.

Hopes were high at the start of the season after a summer of high-profile signings, but last night’s showing begs the question of whether it was money well spent.

Geoginio Wijnaldum is unequivocably a good addition and toiled hard despite not having his most creative game.

Aleksandar Mitrovic was absent through suspension – a theme which could become all too common – while Chancel Mbemba’s naivety and rawness was on full display.

Florian Thauvin however, had a disastorous night and seemed to be trying to do his best Remy Cabella impression.

The pace and directness he was lauded for in France apparently went missing and he struggled to threaten in the slightest before being withdrawn for Ayoze Perez in the 60th minute.

The Toon Army were less than pleased with his display and took to Twitter to vent their frustrations and offer McClaren some friendly advice:

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