Wolverhampton Wanderers were held to a 1-1 draw by Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday evening, and after the match their fans reacted to a costly error by goalkeeper Rui Patricio.

Wolves went into the contest as overwhelming favourites to come out on top, but they were actually indebted to an injury time strike from Willy Boly to rescue a point in the end.

Wanderers were on top in the early stages against Rafael Benitez’s outfit, but couldn’t force a breakthrough, and the match turned against them when Isaac Hayden opened the scoring for the visitors, in what was to be a moment to forget for Patricio.

The Portugal international sacrificed himself too early and had no answer to the shot aimed at him by the Magpies midfielder, letting the ball go past him from an effort which many would have expected him to save.

The goalkeeper’s blushed were saved late on, when his teammate Boly headed the ball home in the final minute of injury time to save a point for Wolves, and while it will be looked on as two points dropped overall, few can question the commitment, desire and character of the side, who seemingly don’t know when they have been beaten.

In fairness to Patricio, while he is guilty of the odd lapse in concentration and has one mistake too many in him, in the main he has been a huge player for Wanderers this season, making a number of saves and contributing heavily to a pretty decent defensive unit.

That has not stopped Wolves fans from showing concern over the quality of their stopper, with many fearing that he might have more costly errors in him between now and the end of the season.

A number of them reacted to his mistake, and his current level of play, when addressing his performance on social media after the match.

Here are some of their messages:


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