ERIK TEN HAG branded Newcastle’s dark arts “annoying” before Man United’s 2-0 win in the Carabao Cup final.
Meanwhile, Toon’s defender Kieran Trippier claimed he “loved the haunted house” during the game.
But even if the results come out But is Newcastle still beaten by United on Sunday?
SunSport’s Charlie Wyett looks at how Eddie Howe’s players behaved at Wembley…
Bruno Guimaraes was the first player to lunge at referee David Cout after Allan Saint-Maximin was tied to the ground by Diogo Dalot.
Within seconds, three more players in black and white striped shirts surrounded the referee. and then put a yellow card on the United defender
Bruno Fernandes tries a quick free-kick. But Joelinton rushed to the ball in the blink of an eye.
Fernandes was unable to take a free kick. and Coot had to tell Joelinton to back off.
United got a free kick in their own area. and Joelinton throws the ball towards Sean. Long staff in the opposite direction.
Guimaraes yelled at Marcus Rashford and five Newcastle players, led by Kieran Trippier, surrounded the referee. From a Luke Shaw free-kick, Casemiro scored.
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Brazilian midfielder Guimaraes Throw yourself on the ground trying to win the penalty. Claiming to be contacted by Wout Weghorst, Coote did nothing.
Moments after the second goal Trippier faced Cout after he scored another free-kick for United. But the England defender deliberately stopped playing.
Just seconds after winning the stomp on Anthony. Midfielder Jolinton grabbed Casemiro’s neck and could have a slight complaint about the yellow card. Naturally, he still complained.
Coote blew the whistle and four players, Sean Longstaff, Guimaraes, Trippier and Fabian Schar, surrounded the referee to get everyone to argue.
Trippier ran to the linesman to get him a mouthful after Couture’s unsuccessful corner-kick for Newcastle.
Trippier has a point. Although the ball came off Lisandro Martinez
Trippier and Miguel Almiron complained to Cout after he took a corner for United. The referee confirmed Fernandes’ shot deflected the Toon player.
Sven Botman throws the ball in disgust after Newcastle and he got a yellow card Unsurprisingly, Trippier appeared before the referee within five seconds.
Schar called for a penalty after throwing himself on the grass after tackling Fernandes. That’s right, he got nothing.
Callum Wilson fell easily to try and win the penalty. This disgusted both Martinez and Rafael. A Varan who made their feelings known.
There was discontent on the pitch as Newcastle’s frustration boiled over. Both Schar and Martinez are suspended.
Trippier went up to the officer and shook everyone’s hand. For the first time in the afternoon he did not moan.
It’s no surprise that Newcastle’s players are doing their best not to be annoying. but in the end United deserved to win.