Newcastle United put some distance between themselves and the relegation zone last night after they beat Burnley 2-0 at St. James’ Park.
A stunning strike from central defender Fabian Schar and a first Premier League league goal for Sean Longstaff helped secure all three points for the Magpies in what was a very professional performance by the team.
Since then, both goalscorers have come in for praise with Schar winning a load of plaudits particularly after his Man of the Match display.
To go with his goal, Schar put in some solid work at the back, while his form overall of late has also been impressive after the 27-year-old initially made a slow start to life at St. James’ Park.
Schar, though, now looks settled on Tyneside and is looking like a very good piece of business done by Rafael Benitez.
You can have a look at what Newcastle supporters are saying about the Switzerland international and his Man of the Match performance below…
I love you schar!!
— dok laplaca (@doktheyankee) February 26, 2019
The Swiss Shearer
— Jake (@Jake__Simonelli) February 26, 2019
Schar: Swiss Messi
— Jon (@jmbagay) February 26, 2019
— ToonArmy.com (@toonarmy_com) 26 February 2019
Some strike great performance, when you get the ball ….hammer it
— SWAMPY NUFC (@swampthing_71) 26 February 2019
You were outstanding again tonight Fabian! A goal from the gods, passes of pure beauty and defensive work as solid as you could ask for.
Keep doing what you're doing! Congratulations on the Man of The Match award, fully deserved.
— KGT Jr (@TucJr82) February 27, 2019
If you were mine I wouldn’t Schar you with anybody
— Tom Hewitt (@ThomasLiamH) 26 February 2019
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Outstanding defender…..and attacker!
— Burnsie #NUFC (@Optimistoon) 26 February 2019