Ayoze Perez shares what Newcastle United should be ashamed of

Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United (17)  scores his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United at American Express Community Stadium...

Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez has been in fine form for Rafael Benitez's side recently.

Newcastle player Mohammed Diame (l) congratulates goalscorer Ayoze Perez during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St. James Park on April 15, 2018 in...

Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez has told the Chronicle that his side should be ‘ashamed’ of the way that they conceded against Liverpool on Saturday evening.

Newcastle were beaten 3-2 by Liverpool in a pulsating encounter at St. James’ Park at the weekend.

 

Rafael Benitez’s side put up a great fight against the Reds, but they ultimately were unrewarded for their efforts, as a late goal from Divock Origi denied them a point.

And Perez was annoyed that Newcastle conceded twice from set pieces during the contest.

"They scored their goals from set-pieces and that is the reality, we should be ashamed of that," the striker, who is valued at £25 million (Daily Mail), said. 

"A team like Liverpool had to settle for that and that's how they won, so we have to be stronger.

"It is a shame we could not get anything."

Liverpool's Andrew Robertson competes for the ball with Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St. James's Park, Newcastle...

Liverpool have been in wonderful form this season, but they are not known to be a particularly dangerous side from dead ball situations.

And Newcastle may feel that they let an opportunity to get points slip.

If Newcastle could have denied Liverpool they would have effectively handed the Premier League title to Manchester City.

However, the battle for top spot will now go to the last day - with Liverpool taking on Wolverhampton Wanderers and City facing Brighton & Hove Albion.

Ayoze Prez of Newcastle United celebrates after scoring their second goal       during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St. James's Park, Newcastle on...

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