FM Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United 11 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at 17:30 on 11th February 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2010, with Tottenham Hotspur running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 16 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Tottenham H.||2-0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 19 Apr||Tottenham H.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 21 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Wed 24 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Tottenham H.||League Cup|
|2007/2008||Sun 30 Mar||Tottenham H.||1 - 4||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
Tottenham Hotspur are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Spurs, with 3 goals against.
Newcastle United have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Magpies have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Tottenham Hotspur's total of 50 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Newcastle United's total of 42 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Magpies, but one which we believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw
|Tottenham Hotspur||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Newcastle United||7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here