Alan Pardew In Danger Of Overreacting…
The manager was keen to get closure after the feeble surrender to Hull and after the win against Leeds, Alan Pardew was putting the message out that Newcastle had looked a different team than the one that got beat on Saturday.
Speaking to the club’s official TV channel, Alan Pardew had this to say;
“It was an impressive display because we had control of the game all throughout the ninety minutes, which we didn’t have against Hull and I’m still smarting from that. It was great to see the reaction tonight, now we have to that into Monday night (Everton away) now.
Goalscorers need to score goals. He (Papiss Cisse) hasn’t scored for so long and he snatched at a couple of chances early on but the goal is important to him and hopefully he can kick on from there.”
Not so long ago it was Alan Pardew having a go at the fans for overreacting after the demolition at Manchester City and bore draw against West Ham. No matter how comfortable last night ended up being, you have to say that Leeds look to have no chance of promotion with a very limited team of mainly kids and over the hill players like Diouf and Warnock.
Hull, like every one of our Premier League rivals, spent money in the summer and on Saturday Newcastle lined up against a midfield which contained two England internationals in Livermore and Huddlestone.
United stood off Huddlestone and he controlled most of the match with his undoubted class on the ball, just about every Premier League team has players who can hurt you, some more than most.
Everton on Monday will be a whole different ball game as they are the epitome of the Premier League team who will punish you if you aren’t at the races.
Comparing a poor Leeds team to even Hull is almost pointless, let us hope though that last night has reminded Papiss Cisse of which way he should be pointing his radar.
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