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The Premier League meeting at St James' Park on Friday sees home team Newcastle United welcome guests Leeds United.
All Newcastle United v Leeds United match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Newcastle United won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 4-1 Premier League losing effort in their last game against Manchester United.
In that game, Newcastle United had 35% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Newcastle United was Manquillo (56'). At the other end, Manchester United got 21 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Cristiano Ronaldo (45', 62'), Bruno Fernandes (80') and Jesse Lingard (92') scored for Manchester United.
Steve Bruce's Newcastle United have celebrated scoring a sum total of 7 times in their last six outings. At the other end, the tally of goals that they have conceded in that time stands at 12.
Leading up to this clash, Newcastle United:
- have not beaten Leeds United in their last 3 league matches.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Liverpool in Premier League action, Leeds United and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Leeds United had 44% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. For their opponents, Liverpool had 30 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. Mohamed Salah (20'), Fabinho (50') and Sadio Mané (92') scored for Liverpool.
Showing their penchant for eventful matches, goals have been seen as many as 22 times in the previous six games in which Leeds United have sent out their troops, yielding an average of 3.67 goals each fixture. Their opponents have got 12 from this total.
Their previous form shows that Leeds United:
- are undefeated by Newcastle United in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 07/01/2004 shows that Newcastle United have won 3 of these & Leeds United 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A total of 17 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 9 of them from The Magpies and 8 for The Whites. The average goals per game has been 2.83.
The last league match featuring these clubs was Premier League match day 20 on 26/01/2021 when the final score was Newcastle United 1-2 Leeds United.
That time, Newcastle United managed 42% possession and 22 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Miguel Almirón (57').
For their opponents, Leeds United had 9 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Raphinha (17') and Jack Harrison (61') scored.
The match was refereed by Anthony Taylor.
Team News: Newcastle United
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just the sole fitness concern for the Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce to be concerned with from an otherwise complete group. Martin Dubravka (Foot Injury) will miss out.
Team News: Leeds United
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, the Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this clash.
We’re of the view that Newcastle United will have their work cut out to score against this Leeds United team who will likely be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
We therefore see a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 win for Leeds United at the conclusion of the game.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St James' Park (52,305)
Captain: Jamaal Lascelles
Chairman: Lee Charnley
Manager: Steve Bruce
Competitions: Premier League position 19
🔑 Key Player: Callum Wilson
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Callum Wilson was born in Coventry, England. Having played his first senior match for Coventry City in the 2010 - 2011 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 2 league goals in this Premier League 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 3 appearances.