Date: 13th January 2018 at 5:12pm
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Matt Ritchie completed 90 minutes in the draw against Swansea on Saturday – and the Newcastle United fans ripped into the midfielder for his performance.

The 28-year-old was unable to inspire his side to three points as they were held 1-1 at St James’ Park in the Premier League.

Rafael Benítez’s side would have chalked this game as a winnable fixture, but they found themselves behind through a Jordan Ayew goal in the 60th minute.

The Magpies did find a response through centre-forward Joselu shortly after with his fourth goal of the season, but they were unable to beat the team bottom of the league.

They now turn their attention to a clash away to leaders Manchester City next week and the possibility of a relegation battle is looming over the club, with a three-point cushion currently on their favour.

Newcastle fans on social media target winger Ritchie for his display against Swansea and feel that he made a very small impact on the game.

The Scotsman has struggled to replicate his best form in the top flight this year after being a pivotal player in promotion from the Championship last season.

This is Futbol has rounded up some of the best tweets:

Ritchie is still yet to open his goalscoring account for Newcastle this season and has lost an edge to his game.

The rigth-winger is renowned for being a dead-ball specialist and does have six assists under his belt this year.

However, fans have a very high expectancy of him now and some have called for youngster Jacob Murphy to replace him in the starting XI moving forward.