'Almiron needs dropped': Newcastle fans react after failing to beat Watford

Newcastle United shared the spoils with Watford at St James’s Park – and fans have given their views on the performance.

Saturday, 31st August 2019, 7:13 pm
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United battles for possession with Craig Dawson of Watford during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Watford FC at St. James Park on August 31, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The visitors got their noses in front after just two minutes when Tom Cleverley’s shot deflected into the path of Will Hughes, who toed it home. Fabian Schar then levelled the scores before half-time. In the second period, Steve Bruce’s side missed a flurry on clear cut chances – in particular, Miguel Almiron – as United were forced to settle for a point.

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