Jamaal Lascelles reacts on Twitter to Newcastle win against Nottingham Forest

Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles warms up before the match

Newcastle United won against Nottingham Forest in the Championship on Friday evening.

Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to his side’s win against Nottingham Forest on Friday evening.

The Magpies returned to winning ways in the Championship with a 3-1 victory over Forest at St. James’ Park.

Dwight Gayle scored twice for Rafael Benitez’s side, while Matt Ritchie found the net with a deflected free kick.

Lascelles, a former Forest player, has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to Newcastle’s win against the Reds.

Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles warms up before the match

Leeds United's Kemar Roofe in action with Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles

Over the course of the 90 minutes at St. James’ Park on Friday evening, hosts Newcastle had 60% of the possession, took 16 shots of which eight were on target, and earned nine corners, according to BBC Sport.

Visitors Forest had 40% of the possession, took eight shots of which three were on target, and earned one corner, according to BBC Sport.

Newcastle will return to action on Monday afternoon when they take on Blackburn Rovers away from home at Ewood Park in the Championship. The Magpies are still the main contenders for the Championship title this season.

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