FM Preview: Newcastle United v Stoke City 21 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th April 2012
The game between Newcastle United and Stoke City in the Premier League on 21st April 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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