Newcastle fans rave about Rob Elliot on Twitter - but slam Anita

The Newcastle United goalkeeper impressed fans but the 26-year-old midfielder didn't...

Saturday afternoon produced a strange football match between Bournemouth and Newcastle.

It's not unheard of, of course, that an away side can sneak a 1-0 win despite the hosts dominating possession.

When Newcastle left Bournemouth with all three points, though, it was one of the most exaggerated examples. The home side dominated proceedings but just couldn't put the ball in the back of the net.

But Ayoze Perez did - and the Magpies won only their second Premier League game under Steve McClaren.

A big reason behind Newcastle's victory was the masterful performance of goalkeeper Rob Elliot. And supporters appreciated his efforts on social media after the game:

However, one man who didn't receive anywhere near as much praise was midfielder Vurnon Anita.

Indeed, the Magpies were thought to be 'woeful' at Bournemouth and their central midfield paring (Anita and Cheick Tiote) were criticised in particular.

And the 26-year-old was seen by many as Newcastle's worst player. McClaren's men may not be able to get away with such a poor display against stronger opposition and here's what fans made of Anita's performance on Twitter...

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