Jacob Murphy cheekily waves Duje Caleta-Car off after red card

Jacob Murphy twists the knife in after Southampton defender Duje Caleta-Car is sent off as the Newcastle winger cheekily waves him off the pitch during his side’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg win

  • Newcastle defeated Southampton 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final clash 
  • Croatian Duje Caleta-Car was sent off late on following a second yellow card
  • Newcastle fans loved Jacob Murphy’s reaction following the late sending off 

Jacob Murphy cheekily waved off Duje Caleta-Car after the Southampton defender was sent off during their Carabao Cup semi-final defeat to Newcastle.

The Croatian was shown a second yellow card in the 88th minute of the clash, with Newcastle taking a 1-0 advantage into the second leg of the tie.

As Caleta-Car trudged off the pitch, the cameras caught Murphy sarcastically waving at the 26-year-old centre-back.

Jacob Murphy sarcastically waved off Duje Caleta-Car after the latter’s sending off

The Croatian centre-back was shown his marching orders after receiving a second yellow

The Newcastle forward had his eyes fixed on the Saints player as he did the cheeky gesture.

Caleta-Car clocked what Murphy was doing and looked like he had some choice words for the attacker as he walked past to head off the pitch at St Mary’s.

Newcastle fans though revelled in Murphy’s actions with one Twitter user also highlighting how a number of Newcastle players had words with the Croatian after he was shown his second yellow.

Caleta-Car appeared to have some choice words for Murphy as he was waved off the pitch

In response to Sky Sports’ tweet of the incident, they wrote: ‘Watch this back and revel in it. Bruno (Guimaraes) screams in his face and walks off, not giving a f*** about his booking. Murphy shoves him and legs it to a safe distance. Joelinton and (Alexandar) Isak have words, (Kieran) Trippier has a go. Murphy reappears to wave him off. Eddie’s utter s***house Mags.’

Dan Watson wrote: ‘Best thing he’s done all season,’ while Kylen described him as ‘savage’.

One Newcastle fan commented that he hoped Murphy got a new contract after his gesture while another Magpies supporter said they ‘loved’ the forward despite him ‘not being the best player’.




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