Rafael Benitez's Newcastle United side were beaten 2-0 by Arsenal last night.
Almiron played in a more advanced role in front of Ritchie last night, but often the Scot would look for other options.
And Newcastle supporters are baffled over why Ritchie is not utilising Almiron as an option more frequently.
This Ritchie not passing to almiron is getting more and more like there’s something a miss— what do i put (@NUFC_GRB) April 1, 2019
The amount of good runs Almiron makes in behind and Ritchie just passes back over is beyond me, kid runs his heart out #nufc— Conor Swann (@SwannConor) April 1, 2019
@NUFC why doesn't matt Ritchie ever pass to almiron?— stephen young (@steveyoung2014) April 1, 2019
I thought I was being daft but does Matt Ritchie not like almiron? Hahahahaha #nufc— Ryan (@Sm0keyRobinson) April 1, 2019
Rafa needs to sit down with Richie and find out what his problem is with Almiron. Never wants to pass him the ball. If he does it seems to be when Almiron is under pressure. #NUFC— Robbie Bell (@robiez1) April 1, 2019
Lee.... Have Ritchie and Almiron fell out? Ritchie will not pass to him at all :(— Bedford_Mag (@labpedro) April 1, 2019
You noticing how Ritchie is refusing to pass to Almiron? It’s blatant now like— Graham Muirhead (@HeadleyLeMuir) April 1, 2019
To be honest every home game Almiron is pointing where he wants Ritchie to pass him the ball but then turns and passes in to our back 4 , & stopping an attack , I’m pleased I’m not the only one who has noticed it (I’m a season ticket holder at every home game aswell— A.K.Blk (@BlackAliblack1) April 1, 2019
Ritchie and Almiron need to make up #PassTheFuckingBall— SAM MOTHERSOLE (@SamMothersol3) April 1, 2019
Newcastle were beaten 2-0 by Arsenal last night, and Almiron didn’t get particularly involved in the contest.
The Magpies struggled to make any impact at the Emirates Stadium, as they spent most the contest defending.
Newcastle fell behind in the first half when Aaron Ramsey scored, before Alexandre Lacazette secured the three points late on.
Almiron is still looking for his first Newcastle goal after joining in January.
Newcastle’s defeat to Arsenal has left them in 14th place in the Premier League table, seven points above the drop zone.
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