Newcastle Utd. face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon, 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 2005, with Tottenham H. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Tottenham H.||2 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 10 Apr||Tottenham H.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 13 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Tottenham H.||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 21 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 14 Mar||Tottenham H.||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Tottenham Hotspur have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Spurs, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to Tottenham H., Newcastle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Magpies have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Tottenham H.'s 32 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 22 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Spurs, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Tottenham H.||14 games since last home draw.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.