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Newcastle United will do battle with visiting rivals Wolves at St James' Park in the Premier League game on Saturday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Newcastle United v Wolves can all be found here (plus the best game odds).
Newcastle United will be hoping for a better result after the 3-1 Premier League losing effort in their last game against Manchester United.
In that match, Newcastle United managed 28% possession and 10 shots on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Newcastle United was Allan Saint-Maximin (36'). On the other side, Manchester United had 15 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Marcus Rashford (30'), Daniel James (57') and Bruno Fernandes (75') scored for Manchester United.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where Newcastle United haven’t conceded. The facts show that The Magpies have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 11 goals during that time. Such a trend won’t necessarily be continued into this next game, however.
A look at their previous results shows us that Newcastle United:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Wolverhampton Wanderers in their previous 4 matches.
- have not won against Wolverhampton Wanderers in their previous 5 league matches.
Wolves head into the encounter after a 1-0 Premier League win vs Leeds United in their previous fixture.
In that game, Wolverhampton Wanderers managed 41% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 on target. For their opponents, Leeds United had 18 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Ilian Meslier (64' Own goal) scored for Leeds United.
Nuno Espírito Santo's Wolverhampton Wanderers have converted 5 times in the course of their latest 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those matches comes to 5.
Going into this contest, Wolverhampton Wanderers are undefeated by Newcastle United in games played away from home for the previous 4 league games. A solid away record against them.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels stretching back to 11/02/2017, there has been little between the sides with Newcastle United winning 1 of those games, Wolves 1 and 4 being draws in regulation time.
In all, 12 goals were scored between them in this period, with 6 from The Magpies and 6 coming from Wolves. The average goals per game has been 2.
The last league encounter between the two was Premier League match day 6 on 25/10/2020 and the score finished Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Newcastle United.
In that game, Wolverhampton Wanderers had 63% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player to score was Raúl Jiménez (80').
At the other end, Newcastle United had 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Jacob Murphy (89') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Lee Mason.
Team News: Newcastle United
Fabian Schär (Knee Injury), Javier Manquillo (Ankle Injury) and Callum Wilson (Hamstring Injury) will not be able to play for Newcastle manager Steve Bruce.
Team News: Wolves
Wolves boss Nuno Espírito Santo has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Daniel Podence (Tear in the abductor muscle), Willy Boly (Knock), Raúl Jiménez (Fractured Skull) and Renat Dadashov (Cruciate Ligament Injury) are not ready for selection.
We think that Newcastle United will do well to see themselves scoring against this Wolves outfit who we reckon should emerge victorious.
Our tip is therefore for a good tussle with a 0-1 victory for Wolves at the end of the 90.
Little in this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St James' Park (52,305)
Captain: Jamaal Lascelles
Chairman: Lee Charnley
Manager: Steve Bruce
Competitions: Premier League position 17
🔑 Key Player: Miguel Almirón
Normally played in the Left Wing position, Miguel Almirón was born in Asunción, Paraguay. Having made his senior debut playing for Lanús in the 2015 season, the talented Forward has netted 4 league goals in this Premier League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 23 appearances.