Leicester City fans react on Twitter to Danny Drinkwater's performance against Newcastle United

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Leicester City beat Newcastle United 1-0 to move five points clear at the top of the Premier League table.

Leicester City supporters have disagreed with Danny Drinkwater being awarded Man of the Match for Sky Sports against Newcastle United.

Drinkwater was handed the accolade for his performance in Leicester’s midfield, as Claudio Ranieri’s side picked up a 1-0 win over the Magpies.

However, many Leicester supporters have actually suggested that Drinkwater had his worst game of the season yesterday.

The former Manchester United’s man’s passing was called into question, and many supporters felt that he fell short of his usual standards.

Drinkwater has been one of Leicester’s key players so far this season, and the criticism of his performance rather highlights just how high expectations of him are now.

There are suggestions that the 26-year-old could even force his way into England’s squad for Euro 2016.

Leicester’s win over Newcastle, which was secured thanks to an overhead kick from Shinji Okazaki, has restored their five point advantage at the top of the Premier League - with only nine games remaining.

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