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Eddie Howe said he was at a loss to explain why Newcastle had failed to show their best version over two defeats against Dortmund that have left them on the brink of Champions League elimination.

The head coach admitted his team were simply ’not good enough’ during Tuesday night’s 2-0 defeat in front of the famous ‘Yellow Wall’ here at Signal Iduna Park.

Dortmund are the only team to beat in-form Newcastle in their last 13 matches, and Howe said ‘It’s a difficult one to answer, I’m not 100 per cent sure myself (why Premier League form has not been replicated).

‘If the best version of ourselves turns up today then I think the result would be different. I felt the same in the first game (1-0 defeat at home). That’s not to take anything away from Dortmund, who have played us really well in the last two games. You have to give them a lot of credit. 

'Today’s task was huge for us and, ultimately, we weren’t good enough. I’m disappointed. I always am when two things come together, you don’t perform at your best and

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