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 just last season, in February 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||1-1||Charlton Ath.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 17 Oct||Charlton Ath.||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Charlton Ath.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Dec||Charlton Ath.||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Mar||Charlton Ath.||0 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Charlton Ath.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Charlton Ath.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Magpies score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.
In complete contrast to Newcastle Utd., Charlton Ath. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Addicks have hit 9 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 25 matches. Charlton Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 33 points from their 25 games played so far,
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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
|Newcastle Utd.||5 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Charlton Ath.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.