Alan Shearer explains what he finds frustrating about Newcastle

St James Park

Newcastle United defeated Liverpool 2-0 at St. James’ Park in the Premier League on Sunday evening.

Alan Shearer has written on that he finds it frustrating that Newcastle United cannot always play like they did against Liverpool at the weekend.

Newcastle pulled off a shock result against the Reds at home on Sunday evening.

The Magpies headed into the Premier League game at St. James’ Park as underdogs, but they registered a 2-0 win.

The performance of Steve McClaren’s side was very encouraging, and Newcastle deserved to win.

Newcastle legend Shearer was understandably pleased with the performance and the final result, but he has expressed his frustrations that the team do not always maintain this high level.

“The frustrating thing is, they have shown they can do it, earlier in the season against Chelsea and now against an in-form Liverpool side,” the former England international has written on

“So there can be no excuses now for performances like those against Leicester or Crystal Palace.”

Prior to the win against Liverpool, Newcastle had lost to Leicester City 3-0 at home and suffered an embarrassing 5-1 defeat to Crystal Palace away.

The Magpies are third from bottom in the Premier League table at the moment and are very much in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

The Newcastle fans will hope that the players can now kick on and put together a run of positive results.

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