With Newcastle 3-1 down in the 85th minute, my friend and I decided to hit the road.

Siem De Jong hit the back of the net during an unscheduled toilet trip, but we decided to head for the exit as planned, despite only being a goal behind.

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As we finally made it out of the stadium following seven flights of stairs, we see various other people heading out of St. James’ Park.

However, two of those people stood out in particular: the suspended Moussa Sissoko and his fellow countryman, the injured Massadio Haidara.

I was shocked to see two players leaving the game early, especially when I always feel bad myself for leaving early, in case I miss some action.

Two men walking out on watching their teammates is an absolute disgrace, especially with the way that the team has been playing as of late and being a part of this horrific run themselves.

If the players don’t believe in each other, why should the fans?

In the grand scheme of things, this may not be too significant but alas, it is just another low point for Newcastle United.

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