In the only match Sunday in the framework of the 16th round of the English Premier League, Newcastle will host “Wolverhampton”. Making a forecast, we evaluated the readiness of teams before the match.
Giving a good period of three successive victories during which the”Newcastle” beat “Watford”, (1:0), Bournemouth international (2:1) and “Burnley” (2:1), the team Rafa Benitez has again slowed down. The last home match of the magpies devastatingly lost to “West ham” with the account 0:3, and then managed to earn one point on the “Everton” (1:1).
However, after the failure at the start now Newcastle visibly nailed. In six previous rounds, the magpies have earned 11 points and nine only two. With such a successful completion of spectacled Luggage, the team Benitez managed to leave the relegation zone and up to 14th place, up four points from the red line.
Personnel losses in the squad at Newcastle are: the suspended defender Fabian cher, and another player of defence Paul Dummett is injured. Questionable Robert Kennedy and Isaac Hayden.
The wolves in the previous round, a little surprised. The team took home the “Chelsea” and was able to win strong-willed victory. Conceding in the first half, “Wolverhampton” in the second half for five minutes was able to not only win, but to score the winning goal.
This success was interrupted by an unsuccessful series “Wolverhampton” six games, five of which he lost. Including gave away is not the strongest Cardiff city FC (1:2) and “Brighton” (0:1). However, points gained at the start of the championship, is enough to keep a distance of ten points from the relegation zone. “Wolves” in tenth place.
Will not play in the match defender Jonathan Castro Otto.
Statistics and personal meetings
- Newcastle have won three of their last five matches in the championship.
- The only Midlands club lost five of seven previous matches in the EPL.
- In eight home matches Newcastle have scored only six goals.
- “Wolverhampton” seven away games, scoring five times.
- Over the past ten-person games “Wolverhampton” won one victory, while Newcastle five.
- In the last three face-to-face matches are not fought over 2.5.
Bookmakers believe the chances of success of opponents are equal. “Wolves”, though the beat “Chelsea” not without a little luck, overall look on the last leg of the season poorly. Newcastle have added a bit, and “Wolverhampton” face-to-face matches playing well. Also have to give the game its impact factor of home field advantage.