Newcastle 1 Swansea 2: Alan Pardew rues costly errors after fifth straight loss

Newcastle 1 Swansea 2: Alan Pardew admits the Magpies paid the price for costly errors after a five straight loss

Newcastle
1
Swansea
2

Alan Pardew was critical of Newcastle United’s error-strewn performance after a slender defeat by Swansea City.

Wilfied Bony scored the winner from the second minute of injury time after Cheick Tiote had fouled Marvin Emnes at St James’ Park.

I felt we should have won this game but errors at the end of both halves has cost us dear

Alan Pardew

The Ivorian had earlier levelled for the visitors after Shola Ameobi’s 23rd-minute strike broke the deadlock for the Magpies.

And Pardew was left to rue another disappointing Magpies performance, with his side losing five Premier League games on the bounce.

“It was a game that looked like it was going to a draw. I felt we played a lot better and it was a killer blow the last goal,” Pardew told BBC Sport.

“It was a free-kick for us and there is no way we should have let that happen. There were three or four errors [in that goal].”

He added: “It is disappointing. We’ve had two key injuries in the game as well. It was a game that didn’t go well for us in terms of that. We had good tenacity for the game.

“I felt we should have won this game but errors at the end of both halves has cost us dear.”

Paul Scholes
'He's been special': Paul Scholes praises Man United star Bruno Fernandes
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Jurgen Klopp
Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola sends message to Man City players about Man United
Thomas Tuchel
Danny Murphy predicts where Man United and Chelsea FC will finish
Paul Scholes
'He's been special': Paul Scholes praises Man United star Bruno Fernandes
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Jurgen Klopp
Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola sends message to Man City players about Man United
Thomas Tuchel
Danny Murphy predicts where Man United and Chelsea FC will finish
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature