Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Cheltenham injuries

Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle (L) and Ayoze Perez after sustaining injuries to the head

Newcastle picked up several injuries in their 2-0 victory over Cheltenham.

Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle (L) and Ayoze Perez after sustaining injuries to the head

Newcastle advanced to the third round of the EFL Cup with a 2-0 victory over Cheltenham Town.

Rafael Benitez's side took the league in first half injury time through Ayoze Perez, scoring his first goal of the season.

Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez receives medical treatment after sustaining a injury

The Spanish forward made it 2-0 in the 47th minute after Dwight Gayle selflessly picked out Perez who passed the ball into the empty net to grab his and Newcastle's second.

Although the result was comfortable, it came at a price, as the Magpies suffered a host of injuries. 

Newcastle United's Aleksandar Mitrovic looks dejected after being substituted

Perez, Gayle and the returning Aleksandar Mitrovic suffered head injuries, while Rolando Aarons was stretchered off in the first half. 

There was also a scare for defender Grant Hanley, who appeared to be suffering a groin problem.

Newcastle United's Rolando Aarons is down injured before being substituted off

Newcastle did enough to get past their League Two opponents, but they will be hoping that injuries don't dent their league aspirations, as they host Championship rivals Brighton on Saturday evening.

After seeing their side pick up five injuries and score two goals, Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to react.

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