Alan Shearer reacts on Twitter to Newcastle defeat, Micky Quinn praises Arsenal player

Arsenal won 1-0 against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Alan Shearer has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Newcastle United’s failure to win against Arsenal away from home on Saturday afternoon.

Newcastle suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in North London.

Laurent Koscielny’s goal in the 72nd minute proved to be the difference between the two sides in the Premier League encounter.

Former Newcastle striker Shearer was following the match, and he has suggested on Twitter that Arsenal were lucky.

Micky Quinn, another former Newcastle player, has praised Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech for his performance against the Magpies.

Over the cost of the 90 minutes at the Emirates Stadium, visitors Newcastle had 49% of the possession, took 15 shots of which just six were on target, and earned four corners.

The Gunners had 51% of the possession, took 16 shots of which only three were on target, and earned seven corners.

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech was kept busy, as he has to make as many as eight saves.

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