Newcastle United defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has urged teammates not to dwell on their thrashing by Manchester City.

Yanga-Mbiwa is aware all eyes are on the players and how they react ­after being torn apart at the Etihad on Monday night.

"It was difficult to lose and even more difficult to lose like that," he said.

"A 4-0 defeat does not look good on us. It was bad for the players and for the fans. But we must not let this ­result ruin our season.

"We have two home games coming up and it's up to us to work hard and move on from what happened."

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