FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 27 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic fixture

Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Charlton Athletic at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 21 wins out of 32 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was less than a year ago, in February 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:
2004/2005Sat 05 FebNewcastle Utd.1-1Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sun 17 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 20 MarNewcastle Utd.3 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2003/2004Sat 20 DecCharlton Ath.0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 15 MarCharlton Ath.0 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 26 OctNewcastle Utd.2 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2001/2002Sat 20 AprNewcastle Utd.3 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 4 conceded.

Charlton Ath. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Addicks have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle Utd.'s 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Charlton Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6213677
Charlton Ath.61056133

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Charlton Ath., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Magpies. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Charlton Ath. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.