Newcastle United co-owner sends 10-word message to Bruno Guimaraes after Borussia Dortmund defeat

Newcastle United's English midfielder #10 Anthony Gordon, Newcastle United's English defender #02 Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United's Paraguayan midfielder #24 Miguel Almiron, Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes (back row from L to R) Newcastle United's English defender #06 Jamaal Lascelles, Newcastle United's Swiss defender #05 Fabian Schar, Newcastle United's English goalkeeper #22 Nick Pope, Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn, Newcastle United's Brazilian striker #07 Joelinton, Newcastle United's English midfielder #36 Sean Longstaff and Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak pose for team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)Newcastle United's English midfielder #10 Anthony Gordon, Newcastle United's English defender #02 Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United's Paraguayan midfielder #24 Miguel Almiron, Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes (back row from L to R) Newcastle United's English defender #06 Jamaal Lascelles, Newcastle United's Swiss defender #05 Fabian Schar, Newcastle United's English goalkeeper #22 Nick Pope, Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn, Newcastle United's Brazilian striker #07 Joelinton, Newcastle United's English midfielder #36 Sean Longstaff and Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak pose for team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Newcastle United's English midfielder #10 Anthony Gordon, Newcastle United's English defender #02 Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United's Paraguayan midfielder #24 Miguel Almiron, Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes (back row from L to R) Newcastle United's English defender #06 Jamaal Lascelles, Newcastle United's Swiss defender #05 Fabian Schar, Newcastle United's English goalkeeper #22 Nick Pope, Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn, Newcastle United's Brazilian striker #07 Joelinton, Newcastle United's English midfielder #36 Sean Longstaff and Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak pose for team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images) | AFP via Getty Images
Newcastle United co-owner Mehrdad Ghodoussi sent a message to Bruno Guimaraes after the defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

Mehrdad Ghodoussi says it just wasn’t Newcastle United’s night as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

The Magpies’ loss against Dortmund has blown Group F, aka the ‘group of death’ wide open with the visitors moving level on points with Eddie Howe’s side (4) as Paris Saint-Germain lead the way (6). AC Milan are bottom (2).

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Felix Nmecha’s goal on the brink of half-time was ultimately the difference at St James’ Park but Newcastle co-owner Ghodoussi, watching on from the directors’ box, believes a lot went against his club.

Newcastle United's English midfielder #10 Anthony Gordon, Newcastle United's English defender #02 Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United's Paraguayan midfielder #24 Miguel Almiron, Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes (back row from L to R) Newcastle United's English defender #06 Jamaal Lascelles, Newcastle United's Swiss defender #05 Fabian Schar, Newcastle United's English goalkeeper #22 Nick Pope, Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn, Newcastle United's Brazilian striker #07 Joelinton, Newcastle United's English midfielder #36 Sean Longstaff and Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak pose for team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)Newcastle United's English midfielder #10 Anthony Gordon, Newcastle United's English defender #02 Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United's Paraguayan midfielder #24 Miguel Almiron, Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes (back row from L to R) Newcastle United's English defender #06 Jamaal Lascelles, Newcastle United's Swiss defender #05 Fabian Schar, Newcastle United's English goalkeeper #22 Nick Pope, Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn, Newcastle United's Brazilian striker #07 Joelinton, Newcastle United's English midfielder #36 Sean Longstaff and Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak pose for team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Newcastle United's English midfielder #10 Anthony Gordon, Newcastle United's English defender #02 Kieran Trippier, Newcastle United's Paraguayan midfielder #24 Miguel Almiron, Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes (back row from L to R) Newcastle United's English defender #06 Jamaal Lascelles, Newcastle United's Swiss defender #05 Fabian Schar, Newcastle United's English goalkeeper #22 Nick Pope, Newcastle United's English defender #33 Dan Burn, Newcastle United's Brazilian striker #07 Joelinton, Newcastle United's English midfielder #36 Sean Longstaff and Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak pose for team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images) | AFP via Getty Images

Indeed, United lost club-record signing Alexander Isak just 14 minutes in after the Swede suffered a recurrence of the groin issue that ruled him out of international duty a fortnight ago.

Then, in the second half, Jacob Murphy withdrew less than five minutes after coming on as a substitute with a suspected dislocated shoulder.

Newcastle had chances to net an equaliser in the closing stages but watched as Callum Wilson and Anthony Gordon were denied by the crossbar.

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Ghodoussi responded to Newcastle star Bruno Guimaraes, who posted: “Very disappointed with the score tonight! I think we deserved more! No time to be sad we move on! Howay the lads 🖤🤍3️⃣9️⃣”

Ghodoussi said: “You gave everything, just wasn’t our night. We go again ❤️”

Newcastle are back in Premier League action on Saturday night as they take on Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux. A Carabao Cup fixture at Manchester United and a league meeting with Arsenal follow before the reverse match in Dortmund.

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