'The definition of madness' – how Newcastle United fans reacted to Steve Bruce's XI at Crystal Palace

After hinting at changes, Steve Bruce has given the XI that were hammered at Arsenal another shot at Crystal Palace (bar injured Ciaran Clark).

Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 2:23 pm
Updated Saturday, 22nd February 2020, 2:23 pm
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Steve Bruce, Manager of Newcastle United arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park on February 22, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images )

Here’s how you reacted to the news...

@andrew14ad – “Can’t play Bentaleb and hope he gets fit as the games go by when you have a tried and tested midfielder in Longstaff and Hayden. #nufc this is a nonsense with Bruce. Lets see how deep he will be in possession, shall we..”

@ScottDaley26 – “This battle between two abysmal sides, promises to be a thriller. Hopefully we can come out on top.”

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@SteveMcKenna_ – “Bentaleb is a bit lucky to keep his place. Had a shocker v Arsenal. Not sure what Hayden has done wrong.”

@Clinton_Forde – “Unchanged? After we got spanked 4-0? C'mon Bruh!”

@geordieleighs – “Definition of madness doing the same thing over and over and still getting the same results. Steve Bruce with his team selection.”