Worst Start In 120 Years!

Last updated : 30 October 2018 By Footy Mad - Editor

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Worst start for 120 years - the stats
◾Newcastle have failed to win any of their opening 10 matches of a league season for just the second time in their history - last doing so 120 years ago in the 1898-99 top-flight campaign.
◾Each of the last six sides who failed to win any of their opening 10 Premier League matches went on to be relegated.
◾Newcastle United are now winless in each of their last eight away games in the Premier League, losing five and last winning on the road in April.
◾Southampton have failed to win any of their opening five home league matches at home for the first time since 2001-02.
◾And the Saints have failed to score in five straight Premier League matches for the first time since April 2001.
◾Southampton winger Nathan Redmond has now had 19 shots in the Premier League this season, more than any other player yet to score a single goal in the competition so far.
◾Of managers he has faced at least 10 times in the Premier League, against no other has Southampton manager Mark Hughes won fewer matches against in the competition than current Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez (P14 W1 D7 L6).