FM Preview: Newcastle United v Stoke City 21 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Newcastle United v Stoke City fixture

Stoke City face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 30 of the 41 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was just last season, in September 2010, with Stoke City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Magpies in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 31 Oct Stoke City 1 - 3 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Stoke City 4 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 26 Sep Newcastle Utd. 1-2 Stoke City Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Stoke City 1 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 06 Dec Newcastle Utd. 2 - 2 Stoke City Premier League
2007/2008 Wed 16 Jan Newcastle Utd. 4 - 1 Stoke City F.A. Cup
2007/2008 Sun 06 Jan Stoke City 0 - 0 Newcastle Utd. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Newcastle United, Stoke City are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Potters have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Newcastle United's total of 59 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Stoke City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 42 points from their 33 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newcastle United 6 5 0 1 11 3 15
Stoke City 6 1 3 2 6 8 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Potters are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Newcastle United. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newcastle United Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Stoke City Not won in previous 6 away matches.

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