Newcastle United drew 1-1 with Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League last night.

Steve Bruce’s side were unable to take advantage of going 1-0 up in the game through Jamaal Lascelles, with Ruben Neves equalising with a header.

Some have questioned Martin Dubravka on the goal, but the Slovakian did save the Magpies at the death with a stunning save from Fabio Silva at point-blank range.

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Newcastle had a number of good chances in the first-half and had there been a greater cutting edge, they could have given Wolves too much to do in the second 45.

One man who was a real thorn for the Wanderers was Almiron, who has enjoyed a really good 2021 personally so far.

The Paraguay international was at it from minute one, pressing and hounding and trying to make things happen. He also hit the post.

But the South American would only last until half-time after suffering a knee injury, and Bruce issued an ominous-sounding update after the game.

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He said (quoted by the Chronicle): “It’s too early but for him to come off and be in the state he is in we fear the worst.

“He was in distress at half-time.

“He will have scans on Sunday to see how he is.”

Some Newcastle fans have been reacting to Bruce’s update on the player, and, remembering that Callum Wilson is currently sidelined for a few more weeks, and that Allan Saint-Maximin also went off injured last night, it’s safe to say plenty are now very concerned:


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