Lee Clark reveals what he feels was Newcastle's 'watershed' moment this season.
Speaking to Tribal Football, the former Newcastle star said:
I think Newcastle’s watershed moment for me was the Leicester performance and result.
When that happened I think Steve must have sat down with his staff and players and have had individual and team meetings to get to the bottom of why things weren’t particularly starting so well.
And I think from the performances that I’ve seen since Leicester that seems like a bit of a watershed moment in terms of what they are trying to do.
I hope they can continue the momentum they’ve got. And I’ve got faith that they can because of what was shown in the last game against Bournemouth.
The visitors started brilliantly in the first 20 minutes and scored a perfect goal off the training ground. But instead of shrinking, Newcastle showed the character that they have now. They withstood the pressure from a real good footballing side and eventually came back into the game, grabbing an equaliser and then the win.
It showed to me that they’ve got the character to not only respond to a setback, but come back from that setback and win games, which is what they’ll need to do this season.