Newcastle United were held to a 1-1 draw by Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup on Saturday evening, and after the match their fans came down hard on one player in particular.

The Magpies will have to head to Ewood Park to try and book their spot in the fourth round of the famous competition, but when they trailed 1-0 with six minutes remaining that is an outcome they may well have settled for.

The Championship outfit had nothing to lose, and were ahead of a low in confidence Newcastle team midway through the second half when Bradley Dack put Rovers in front, and having made a number of changes to his starting XI, Rafael Benitez could have been excused for wondering if there was a way back for his side.

The Magpies were rescued from the spot by Matt Ritchie with time ticking down in the contest, to give them another chance of progressing in 10 days.

It would be fair to say that few Newcastle players covered themselves in glory at any stage in the encounter, and those who were playing for places in the side did little to stand out and make themselves automatic selections.

One man who had a particularly frustrating evening in a Magpies shirt was Brazilian winger Kenedy. He struggled to get into the match and everything he tried resulted in little, in a match where he would have been expected to dominate.

The form of the former Chelsea man has been a concern for Newcastle fans throughout the campaign so far, and judging by their posts on social media after the cup tie, their patience with him is wearing thin, if it has not run out completely already.

He was quite heavily criticised by Magpies followers for his lack of application against Blackburn, with many people letting rip on how poor he was.

Here are some of those posts:


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