Date: 29th September 2019 at 5:11pm
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OPINION

Newcastle attacker Yoshinori Muto endured another half of football to forget in his side’s clash with  City on Sunday. The international was very much a controversial selection when his name appeared in the ’ starting line up at the King Power Stadium, and he did nothing in the opening 45 minutes to justify his place in the side. He’s had a rough time in English football since joining from Mainz last summer, and this game represented his first start of the . Was he able to make an impression on head coach Bruce? Not so far, no. The 27-year-old missed a gilt-edged chance to give Bruce’s team the lead prior to Ricardo Pereira opening the scoring with a fine strike for Leicester. made a bit of a mess of his shot, only managing to scuff it into the path of Muto. The forward was completely open in the box and all he had to do was stick a leg out and steer the ball past Kasper Schmeichel in goal. However, all he did was get his legs in a twist and miss the ball completely. Not an encouraging start.

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