Newcastle fans on Twitter delighted with Karl Darlow display
Karl Darlow made his return to action for Newcastle yesterday.
The Magpies drew 1-1 at home to Leeds in an end-to-end clash that could have gone either way.
Both goalkeepers shone on the day, with Darlow putting in a memorable performance.
After Freddie Woodman found himself at fault for a couple of goals last week, Darlow’s return was what the fans wanted.
It’s not the first time he’s stepped in and shone for the Geordies either.
He made a number of superb saves to keep the Leeds attack at bay, only conceding to Raphinha’s cross that found it’s way in.
The performance of Darlow is one that the fans will take encouragement from.
Newcastle have only managed two points in five games this season but yesterday was much better.
Keeping clean sheets and remaining solid at the back is where the Geordies have struggled so far this season.
If Darlow can help change the fortunes of Steve Bruce’s leaky side then the fans will only further warm to him.
Next up for Darlow and co at Newcastle is a trip to Watford.
That game provides Newcastle with a chance to get their first win of the season.
A win could see them get out of the relegation zone.
If Darlow can turn up in the form that he was in against Leeds then there really is no reason why the Magpies can’t off the mark.
Obviously the rest of the team will have to perform.
However, with Allan Saint-Maximin scoring goals and Darlow in fine form, things may be looking up.
Bruce has some way to go to his side playing better football, but Darlow’s return is certainly a start.
You can read the fans’ thoughts on Darlow here:
You played great Karl well done! Good to see you back in the side!— Steve (@theessdog) September 17, 2021
Great to see you fit and well. Incredible game tonight— Gareth crowdie (@gareth_crowdie) September 17, 2021
You did such a good job Karl !— Judith hewitt (@Fluffysocks1993) September 18, 2021
class performance— Liam (@LiamNUFC9) September 17, 2021
We missed you! Great game mate— Lewey Kirkpatrick (@Lewiskirk10) September 17, 2021
Great to see you back in the team darlow you had a really good game in goal hwtl— grimreapergames18 (@Grimreaper1805) September 17, 2021
Quality performance safe hands— steve reed (@stevere73931488) September 17, 2021