Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Charlton Athletic at St. James' Park at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 7 of the 33 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was less than a year ago, in February 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sun 26 Mar||Charlton Ath.||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 22 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||0-0||Charlton Ath.||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 6 conceded.
The away form of Charlton Ath. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Addicks have hit 4 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 9 matches. Charlton Ath. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 4 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Magpies. Score draw
|Newcastle Utd.||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Charlton Ath.||Lost each of the previous 8 away matches.|
Not won in previous 15 away matches.