FM Preview: Newcastle United v Birmingham City 07 May 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 6th May 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Newcastle United take on Birmingham City in a Premier League match on 7th May 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Newcastle United v Birmingham City fixture
Newcastle United are ready to welcome Birmingham City to St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 10 of the 49 games.
The previous match played between the two at St. James' Park was more than three years back, in December 2007, the Magpies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 15 Feb||Birmingham C.||0 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Mon 17 Mar||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||2-1||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Wed 17 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 5||Birmingham C.||F.A. Cup|
|2006/2007||Sat 06 Jan||Birmingham C.||2 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Apr||Birmingham C.||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
|2005/2006||Sat 05 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.
Birmingham City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Blues have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 41 points from their 35 games played so far,
Birmingham City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 35 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Newcastle United at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Magpies will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Newcastle United||Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Birmingham City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here