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Alan Shearer reacts to Isaac Hayden’s red card against Leicester City

10-man Newcastle United suffered a 5-0 drubbing at the hands of Leicester City on Sunday at the King Power Stadium, with Isaac Hayden’s 43rd-minute straight red-card proving disastrous. The Magpies midfielder launched himself into a dangerous challenge on Dennis Praet, and was immediately shown his marching orders. Having been 1-0 down up to that point, Newcastle would have fancied their chances of putting in a better performance in the second-half, but Leicester exploited the advantage to the fullest, putting four past them when play restarted.

Magpies legend Alan Shearer fully agreed with referee Craig Pawson’s decision to send Hayden off, and here is how he reacted to it on Twitter: