Newcastle were held to a 1-1 draw by fellow relegation candidates Villa at St. James’ Park in the Premier League.
Former Newcastle striker Shearer was following the game, and he has taken to Twitter to give his verdict.
Great atmosphere at St James Park today but better point for Villa than Newcastle. #2poorsides— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) December 19, 2015
Over the course of the 90 minutes at St. James’ Park, hosts Newcastle had 47% of the possession, took eight shots of which four were on target, and earned three corners.
Visitors Villa had 53% of the possession, took 10 shots of which seven were on target, and earned seven corners.
Newcastle are 17th in the Premier League table at the moment with 17 points from as many matches, just three points above the relegation zone.