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Premier League

Newcastle vs Fulham - Preview and Prediction

Get the latest previews, tips and predictions for the exciting Premier League match Newcastle vs Fulham. Check out our expert analysis and see how the teams will perform.

Prediction


Newcastle

45%

Home

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Fulham

10%

Away

Performance


Newcastle

40%

Home

vs

Fulham

60%

Away

Overview

As the Premier League season progresses, an intriguing matchup is on the horizon with Newcastle set to host Fulham at the historic St. James' Park. Both teams have had a contrasting run of form this season, and as they prepare to face off, fans and pundits alike are keen to see how this encounter unfolds. With Newcastle sitting at 7th in the league table and Fulham at 10th, there's much at stake for both sides as they aim to climb higher up the rankings.

Newcastle

Newcastle, known for their passionate fanbase and the iconic St. James' Park, have had a mixed bag of results in their recent outings. With 26 points from 16 games, they've secured 8 wins but have also suffered 6 losses, indicating some inconsistency in their performances. Their goal difference stands at a positive 12, reflecting a fairly strong attacking output coupled with a reasonably solid defense.

The team's form coming into this match has been somewhat shaky, as evidenced by their last five games which read "LLWWL". Their most recent fixture ended in a disappointing 4-1 defeat away at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, where they were unable to contain the home side's offensive prowess. Despite this setback, Newcastle's record against Fulham should give them confidence; they've won 4 and drawn 1 of their last encounters with the Cottagers.

Playing at home could provide an additional boost for Newcastle, who will be looking to leverage their home advantage and return to winning ways in front of their supporters.

Fulham

Fulham, returning to the Premier League with determination, have gathered 21 points from their 16 matches so far. The team has notched up 6 wins but has also been on the losing end 7 times. Their goal difference stands at a neutral 0, suggesting that they've been competitive in most of their games but have lacked the cutting edge to turn draws into victories.

The Cottagers come into this match with a slightly better recent form than their opponents, having won 3 of their last five games ("WWLWL"). They will be particularly buoyed by their emphatic last outing, a resounding 5-0 victory over West Ham at Craven Cottage. This dominant performance showcased Fulham's potential when they click as a unit.

However, Fulham's historical performance against Newcastle has been less than favorable, with no wins and only one draw in their last five meetings. Additionally, playing away from Craven Cottage could pose an extra challenge for them.

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Statistics


Newcastle

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Fulham

49%

Avg. Ball Possession %

+1%
51%
82%
+2%

Avg. Pass %

80%
74
+20%

Total Shots

49
2215

Total Passes

+4%
2393

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Games


Newcastle

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Fulham

4

Wins

1

Draws

0

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3
0
0
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4

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1

2
1
0
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0

1
0
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1

3
1
0
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0

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Prediction

The prediction for this match favors Newcastle as the likely winners. This is based on several factors including their superior league position, positive goal difference, and strong head-to-head record against Fulham. Moreover, playing at home is always an advantage that can sway the outcome of a closely contested match.

With both teams eager to secure three points for different reasons ÔÇô Newcastle aiming for European spots and Fulham looking to establish themselves firmly in the mid-table ÔÇô it promises to be a competitive clash. However, given the data at hand and considering all influencing factors, Newcastle appears to have the edge going into this fixture.

The match is scheduled for Saturday at St. James' Park in Newcastle upon Tyne. As of today's date (Montag), all eyes are set on what could be a pivotal game for both teams' aspirations this season.