FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 31 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Manchester United fixture

Man Utd. face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park at tea-time on Monday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 70 games played, Red Devils have recorded 25 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 30 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 01 OctMan Utd.2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 12 MarMan Utd.2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 28 AugNewcastle Utd.0 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 24 AprMan Utd.2 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 17 AprNewcastle Utd.1 - 4Man Utd.FAC
2004/2005Sun 14 NovNewcastle Utd.1 - 3Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sun 11 JanMan Utd.0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 6 conceded.

Man Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Red Devils, and 6 goals against.

Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 25 points from their 21 games played so far, Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 53 points from the 21 games played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6204696
Man Utd.650115615

FootyMad's prediction ...

Red Devils have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from St. James' Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. 8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Man Utd. 13 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.