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2nd Dec, 2016 | 9:51pm

Newcastle fans pile into Lansbury on Twitter

By Matt Farr

Newcastle fans have piled into midfielder Henri Lansbury on Twitter for his role in two dismissals during their 2-1 defeat to Nottingham Forest.

The Forest man was involved in the red cards of Jonjo Shelvey and Paul Dummett, as Newcastle were two men down before the half-time whistle.

They did, however, have a one goal advantage thanks to Matt Ritchie’s 45th-minute strike; not to mention Karl Darlow’s two penalty saves.

Darlow, who replaced Matz Sels in goal for the Magpies, first denied Nicklas Bendtner’s rather telegraphed penalty, before denying Henri Lansbury on the stroke of half-time.

The away side could not maintain their advantage, and Bendtner’s 52nd-minute strike, followed by Jamaal Lascelles own goal, handed Forest a valuable three points.

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However, Newcastle fans were less than impressed with Lansbury’s involvement in the sending-offs, and took to Twitter to slate the former Arsenal man.

Here is a selection of their messages:

Nottingham Forest’s win saw them move up to 13th in the league, just four points behind a play-off spot. They are now unbeaten in four games.

For Newcastle, the result hands Brighton a chance to go top of the Championship – if they beat Cardiff on Saturday.

The Magpies have now lost their last three games – to Blackburn, Hull and Forest – and have some work to do if they are to regain some momentum.

In other Newcastle news, here is how the fans reacted to Shelvey’s red card.