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Jamie Carragher's damning one-word response when asked what Newcastle United were missing last night

Jamie Carragher of Liverpool competes with Nikica Jelavic of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on May 5, 2013 in Liverpool, England.

Newcastle United were beaten 1-0 by Burnely at Turf Moor yesterday.

Jamie Carragher of England looks on during the International U17 Friendly match between England U17 and Germany U17 at the New York Stadium on November 20, 2015 in Rotherham, England.

Jamie Carragher has told Monday Night Football, which was broadcast on Sky Sports, that Newcastle United were missing ‘quality’ last night.

Newcastle were beaten 1-0 by Burnley at Turf Moor, after what was a dour contest.

Both Newcastle and Burnley are well drilled and organised, and it looked like they would cancel each other out for large periods.

However, Burnley bagged a winner in the second half through Jeff Hendrick, and Carragher felt that Newcastle simply lacked the quality to break down Sean Dyche’s side.

“Quality,” Carragher said, when asked what Newcastle were missing.

Rafael Benitez, Manager of Newcastle United and Sean Dyche, Manager of Burnley shake hands during the Premier League match between Burnley and Newcastle United at Turf Moor on October 30,...

“I mean, let’s not forget, the last game they played they scored in the last minute - that could have gone either way.

“When you win a game 1-0, you can say ‘great defensive performance’, but that can easily be turned into a negative. Newcastle never looked like scoring a goal.”

Newcastle barely threatened against Burnley’s robust defence, and slipped to defeat, with their performance frustrating some of the supporters of the St. James' Park club.

Burnley player Jeff Hendrick celebrates his 74th minute winning goal during the Premier League match between Burnley and Newcastle United at Turf Moor on October 30, 2017 in Burnley,...

The Magpies are still performing well since promotion though, and currently sit in ninth place in the Premier League table.

Newcastle are next in action against Bournemouth, when they will be craving a victory to put themselves back on track again.

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