Leicester City saw their four-game winning run come to an end on Friday night when Newcastle United grabbed all three points in a 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium.

Brendan Rodgers’ side had been putting in a number of solid performances ahead of the meeting, however, the Foxes simply could not get going.

Ayoze Perez struck for the visitors in the first half when he beat Foxes stalwart Wes Morgan in the air and headed past Kasper Schmeichel.

Leicester may have dominated possession of the ball, but they just could not do anything with it as they squandered a number of chances and failed to put together a string of passes.

Things did not improve for the hosts when they went behind as Rafa Benitez’s side shut-up-shop and became even more difficult to break down.

The defeat means Rodgers’ Leicester side remain seventh, however, the teams all around them have games in hand and the opportunity to overtake the King Power outfit in their pursuit to finish as ‘the best of the rest’.

Leicester fans were not happy with the defeat on Twitter and a number of them took to the social networking site to share their frustrations with one particular player.

Foxes attacker Demarai Gray attracted plenty of criticism for his performance, or lack of, as he struggled to really get involved in the game.

The winger decided to attack the central area of the pitch, leaving Leicester without any width with parts of their play and therefore limiting the opportunities they had in trying to whip a ball into the box.

One fan had called the 22-year-old ‘useless’, whilst another had stated that he had felt Gray was a ‘lost cause’ and the Foxes needed to ‘sell’ him.

Here are just some of the Leicester reactions following the end of the game:

 

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