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The Newcastle still does not take off. It seemed that after the purchase by the Saudi consortium the team would take shape but this Saturday they staged another failure by falling 0-1 against Cambridge United, a team from the League One (England third division) in the third round of the FA Cup.
Not even the incorporation in the holder of his first signing in this new period, the English Kieran Trippier, could avoid the tragedy for one of the historical of the Premier.
Nor did he prevent it Eddie Howe, who put a gala eleven with starting players like Dubravka, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton or Shelvey. The fact is that they fell by the minimum as locals in St. James Park.
The lonely both of the Cambridge United (who is currently 16th in his league) was the product of Joe Ironside. The 9 took advantage of a ball behind the back of the defense that the goalkeeper Dubravka could not take in a first shot.
As a curiosity, in the preview of the meeting Ironside himself had stated that he was a Newcastle fan as a child and that his idol was Alan Shearer, a history of the black and white.
“Alan Shearer was my idol when I was a kid. I had several of his shirts “, expressed the 9 visitor.
With the final whistle the excitement overflowed in the humble team, who celebrated their historic triumph in the English Cup.
On the other hand, the Newcastle He is the penultimate of the Premier after 19 games, of which he only won a single game (1-0 at Burnley on December 4), drew eight and lost ten. This is, at the same time, his only triumph among all the competitions of this course, because he was also eliminated from the League Cup by Burnley himself.
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