Liverpool fans blast Benteke and Milner on Twitter after terrible Newcastle performances

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Liverpool were beaten 2-0 by Newcastle today - and fans blasted Christian Benteke and James Milner.

Liverpool suffered arguably their most disappointing result of the Jurgen Klopp era today as they lost 2-0 away at Newcastle United.

The Reds went in to the game having thrashed Southampton 6-1 in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night, but couldn't even find the net once at St. James' Park in a poor display.

An own goal from Martin Skrtel handed Newcastle the lead after the Slovakian diverted Georginio Wijnaldum's shot in to his own net, before Wijnaldum finished the game off on the counter attack in the dying seconds of the contest, dinking the ball over Simon Mignolet to give the Magpies a key victory.

Reds fans were unsurprisingly furious with their side's performance against Newcastle, and directed their anger at two particular players.

Midfielder James Milner and striker Christian Benteke both arrived in the summer from Manchester City and Aston Villa respectively, and fans were disgusted with their performances against Newcastle.

Supporters took to Twitter to state that Milner doesn't offer enough to the Liverpool side, and that Benteke's poor movement in the final third gave Liverpool problems in attack.

Here are some of the reactions on Twitter from Liverpool fans after Benteke and Milner struggled against Newcastle this afternoon...

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