Newcastle fullback Santon "angry" over his Benfica gaffe

Newcastle United defender Davide Santon has admitted anger after his gaffe in defeat at Benfica.

Newcastle United defender Davide Santon has admitted anger after his gaffe in defeat at Benfica.

Santon has apologised to his team-mates and has vowed to make amends – starting against Fulham.

Santon has been one of ­Newcastle’s best performers this season but the former Inter Milan star said: “I am feeling angry with myself because I had a good game but that pass was a disaster.

“As a defender, you have to make sure your pass is right but I had Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa near me so I couldn’t see the striker.

“It was really annoying so when I got in the dressing room I said sorry to all my team-mates ­because it was my fault.”

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