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Newcastle fans adored Fabian Schar’s match-winning performance against Cardiff

Newcastle fans adored Fabian Schar’s match-winning performance against Cardiff

Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to pile praise on Fabian Schar, after the Swiss defender scored a match-winning double to dispatch Cardiff in single-handed fashion, almost.

Schar, who started the game on the right of a three-man centre-back trio, scored one of the goals of the Magpies’ season when he embarked on a mesmerising run down the right flank, before cutting inside onto his weaker left foot and curling the ball into the bottom corner.

The bargain summer signing doubled his tally for the Tynesiders with another effort in the second half, this one displaying his predatory instincts as he tapped in from a corner.

The St James Park faithful are quickly warming to the Switzerland international, who is putting in some consistently excellent performance in a black and white shirt for his new club.

In what was a crucial relegation six-pointer against the Bluebirds, Schar ensured that his side came out victorious, and fans couldn’t get enough of his display…

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