FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 13th March 2004
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at 15:00 on Sunday 14th March 2004 in the Premiership.
Tottenham H. prepare to entertain Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Spurs are clearly on top, winning 50.77% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at White Hart Lane was just last season, in January 2003, with Newcastle Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Spurs in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Wed 29 Jan||Tottenham H.||0-1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 29 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 30 Jan||Tottenham H.||1 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sun 21 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Tue 02 Jan||Tottenham H.||4 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 26 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Tottenham Hotspur have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 20 goals for the Spurs, with 13 goals against.
In complete contrast to Tottenham H., Newcastle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Tottenham H.'s 34 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Newcastle Utd. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 42 points from their 27 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Tottenham H. are starting to turn White Hart Lane into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw
|Tottenham H.||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Newcastle Utd.||Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
9 games since last defeat.