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Pardew – ‘In The Second Half We Stood Right On Them And Bossed It’

8 years ago
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Swansea might have edged the first half but it was Newcastle in command in the second period.

After the match Alan Pardew spoke of his frustration to NUFC TV;

“So disappointing, we bossed the second half. They’ve hardly been up our end, chance after chance but you have to take them at this level.

In that second half we stood right on them, right in their face, wouldn’t let them play, and made them kick it long and bossed it.

It let Cabaye pull the strings and open little avenues, with Moussa powerful.

It was a heartening performance in terms of the team”.

I think if United play like that in each away match we’ll not be doing bad.

After weathering a twenty minute storm, as the manager said, once Newcastle stepped it up and made it difficult for the opposition, there only looked one winner,

As it happens, United didn’t take their chances and were made to pay, which is the beauty of football.

Nine times out of ten though, that second half performance would have won the game.

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