FM Preview: Sunderland v Newcastle United 20 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Sunderland and Newcastle United at 12:00 on 20th August 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Sunderland v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United face a trip to Sunderland at The Stadium of Light at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 70 games played, Magpies have recorded 20 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 23 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.