Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes Burton Albion do not need to feel 'embarrassed' following their pre-season defeat to Newcastle United.

The Magpies recorded their second victory ahead of the new season on Friday night, with goals from Jacob Murphy and Joelinton securing a 2-0 victory.

It was an improved display from Steve Bruce's side after relying on a late Jeff Hendrick equaliser to salvage a draw at Rotherham United on Tuesday.

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Burton had already played Premier League opponents in their pre-season preparation, winning a penalty shootout following a goalless draw at home to Leicester City.

Hasselbaink's side begin their League One campaign with a trip to Shrewsbury Town next weekend, and the former Chelsea and Leeds striker believes it was an accomplished performance from the Magpies.

The Burton boss told the club's website: "They are a very good team and gave us different problems to Leicester on Saturday. The first goal we conceded we need to clear the ball early on. The second goal was from a corner and was disappointing.

"Overall our structure was good and they do ask you questions but I think it was a good day for us and the fans. I don't think we have to be embarrassed."

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