FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th April 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stoke City and Newcastle United at 17:30 on Saturday, 11th April 2009 in the Premier League.
Stoke City prepare to entertain Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 38 games played, Potters have recorded 18 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in January 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Stoke City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 16 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 1||Stoke City||FAC|
|2007/2008||Sun 06 Jan||Stoke City||0-0||Newcastle Utd.||FAC|
|1995/1996||Wed 25 Oct||Stoke City||0 - 4||Newcastle Utd.||LGEC|
|1989/1990||Mon 16 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1989/1990||Tue 26 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||CHMP|
|1984/1985||Sat 04 May||Stoke City||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Potters score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Magpies have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 35 points from their 31 games played so far, Newcastle Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 29 points from their 31 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Newcastle Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Potters in a close run game. Home Win
|Stoke City||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.