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‘Class’ – Some Newcastle fans happy with ‘mint’ star in West Brom win

Newcastle United made their way into the quarter final of the FA Cup on Tuesday evening, when they overcame West Bromwich Albion 3-2 at The Hawthorns, and after the game their fans took to social media to big up the performance of one of their attackers.

The Magpies went to the Championship leaders in indifferent form after a period of struggle in the Premier League, but they produced a wonderful display to come out on top and make it into the last eight of the famous competition.

Newcastle have been struggling for goals in their league campaign, but that was certainly not the case at The Hawthorns, as they gave off one of their best attacking performances of the season, to see off a dangerous West Brom outfit.

The star of the show was Miguel Almiron, the Paraguay international attacker, whose output in a Magpies shirt has not lived up to expectation just yet, although there have been signs in recent times that he could be ready to display his best form.

The South American scored the first two Newcastle goals against West Brom, and after the break a third from Valentino Lazaro put the Tyneside outfit out of reach, although they nearly let their advantage slip as Matt Phillips and Kenneth Zohore pulled two back for the Baggies.

The Magpies were able to hold on until the final whistle to book their place in the quarter final of the competition, where they are just one win away from a trip to Wembley Stadium for the semi-final, which would act as a wonderful high point in a tough season.

Their fans are getting excited about that prospect, and they were equally as pleased with their magical playmaker, and took to social media after the match to rave about his performance.

Here are some of their messages:

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