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13th Feb 2016

Twitter mocks Newcastle’s shocking defending as Chelsea thrash Steve McClaren’s men


Newcastle United’s hopes of beating the drop were done no favours by the disastrous start to their 5-1 battering by Chelsea.

Chelsea were 3-0 up inside seventeen minutes, prompting many to ask why Steve McClaren didn’t use the January transfer window to reinforce his side’s back line…

As far as some were concerned, relegation looms for the Magpies…

Although some suggested that the Newcastle midfield weren’t all that helpful…

Although Newcastle did manage to stem the flow of Chelsea goals, restricting them to five, Twitter was typically unsympathetic.

With Sunderland winning earlier in the day, it was another day to forget for Newcastle.