Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Rafa Benitez Takes Positive From Defeat

 "I thought that we could get a result and I was convinced we could do it" he told Sky Sports News

"I will take the positives. We did well, you could see the commitment and the passion"

"There were a lot of positives and the team showed that they are convinced they can win. Every game will be important for us"
Next up for the Magpies is a local derby against Sunderland at St James' Park.

Rafa Benitez suffered first defeat in charge of Newcastle United as Leicester City restored their five point lead at the summit with a 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium.

Shinji Okazaki’s bicycle kick in the 24th minutes secured the points as Claudio Ranieri’s side moved ever closer to a remarkable league title.

LEICESTER 5POINTS CLEAR: Epl table as it stands
1 Leicester.       63
2 Tottenham.     58
3 Arsenal.         52
4 Man City.       51
5 West Ham.    49
6 Man Utd.       47
7 Soton.           44
8 Liverpool.      44
9 Stoke.           43
10 Chelsea.     40
11 West Brom. 39
12 Everton.      38
13 Bournemouth38
14 Watford.      37
15 Crystal Pal. 33
16 Swansea.    33
17 Sunderland.25
18 Norwich.     25
19 Newcastle. 24
20 Aston Villa. 16
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