Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Aston Villa at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 43 and lost only 14 of the 70 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in December 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 27 Aug||Aston Villa||2 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Aston Villa||1 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||1-1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 3||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 28 Aug||Aston Villa||4 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 18 Apr||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Magpies's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
The away form of Aston Villa is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Villans have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 30 points from their 24 games played so far, Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 24 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Newcastle Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at St. James' Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Aston Villa in this game. Home Win
|Newcastle Utd.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.