FM Preview: Newcastle United v Sunderland 04 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 3rd March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Newcastle United take on Sunderland in a Premier League match on 4th March 2012 at 12:00.
History of the Newcastle United v Sunderland fixture
Newcastle United prepare to entertain Sunderland at St. James' Park at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 73 games played, Magpies have recorded 32 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 21 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in October 2010, with Newcastle United annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 20 Aug||Sunderland||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 16 Jan||Sunderland||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 31 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||5-1||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 01 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Sunderland||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 20 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 Nov||Sunderland||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
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 just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 7 conceded.
Sunderland's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Black Cats's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 43 points from their 26 games so far.
Sunderland's 33 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Newcastle United are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Sunderland will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Newcastle United||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Sunderland||14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here