A little bit of bad timing from Alan Shearer with Sunderland comments
Alan Shearer has been pointing out Sunderland’s frailties as they drop to rock bottom of the table with only one point from a possible 18.
Crystal Palace winning 3-2 at the Stadium of Light.
The Mackems went 2-0 up on the hour mark, only to concede in the 61st and 76th minute.
Newcastle legend and fan Alan Shearer has pointed to Sunderland’s weakness in not being able to see a game out after looking so comfortable, conceding in the final stages with Benteke grabbing the winner for Alan Pardew.
All a little too close to home though, as Newcastle showed very similar limitations at Villa Park only a couple of hours after that Sunderland defeat.
Newcastle United were far more dominant against a really poor Villa side and crumbled badly in those final 20 minutes, plus the home side didn’t really do anything special apart from throwing a few crosses in and hoping for the best.
Alan Shearer writing for The Sun:
“As a Newcastle fan I don’t mean to rub salt into the wounds but blimey Sunderland!
“You are 2-0 up at home against a worthy but mid-table opponent and you cannot see the game out.
“The late concession of goals suggests a real lack of concentration.
“Three times they have conceded in the final five minutes this season costing them four points.”
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